While ambitious students are receiving their college degrees, they are also leaving college with a huge debt. Recent college graduates left school owning an average of about $30K in student loans. Frustration with the economy and unemployment rates is consistently shaping public opinion as a college degrees, tradition thought of as a safeguards against unemployment, no longer guarantee gainful positions.
Currently, going to college costs between 3-4 times more then it did 20 years ago. While people with degrees stand a better chance of landing a job than those who don't have one, the time it takes to pay back the money laid out for a degree is growing, causing many to question the efficacy of attending college. Moreover, looking at successful college-dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs weighs on young people making the decision on whether or not to go to college.