By Dustin Rowles Film July 21, A college education is the new mortgage crisis, and those for-profit colleges are the new sub-prime mortgages. Moreover, at a place like University of Phoenix, around 86 percent of their money comes from federal loans. Before I watched the Frontline documentary, College, Inc. For-profit colleges, in general, cost three to four more times than a community college and twice as much as a traditional college.
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College would just be like high school everyone would go through it to be able to at least get a job. Jobs would be more demanding of a college degree because it would be free now. Currently, most colleges charge tuition when a student repeats a course. The government will still benefit from tuition free colleges, for students who wants to attend at private college will still have to pay for tuition. Dropout rates for high school students would decrease, leading to more students having a superior future for themselves and families. There are lots of jobs but more people that jobs that are offered.
In the documentary College Inc. In the past, high school students were qualified enough to do secretary work, but people today have to compete with each other with their qualification with an at least bachelor degree to be a secretary. The job market requires people with higher education and better qualification to fill in those important and high-pay job positions. For-profit colleges, thus, are established allowing people to work and study at the same time because the for-profit colleges offer online course to replace traditional face-to-face lecture.
Post a Comment. On May 5, Frontline discussed the issue of colleges for profit. In their video, they talked about the cost of a college education, specifically on- line colleges that are geared to the adults who are returning to school to improve their quality of life.