Her story is not typical, since most people have much less student loan debt than this, but it still helps illustrate the problem of student loan debt in our country.
Student Debt in America: Lend With a Smile, Collect With a Fist
|-Whitney Curtis for The New York Times|
The American student loan crisis is often seen as a problem of profligacy and predation. Wasteful colleges raise tuition every year, we are told, even as middle-class wages stagnate and unscrupulous for-profit colleges bilk the unwary. The result is mounting unmanageable debt.
Read the whole article from the NY Times, here.