Students Take on Increasing Debt to Pay for an Education

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Once first among among the world's nations in college graduates, the United States has fallen to seventh, and President Obama wants a massive new entitlement program to get America back on top. One of the reasons the US has fallen behind is the skyrocketing cost of getting a college degree.

Loans discussed in this segment include:

Pell
FELLP
Perkins
Stafford
Credits

Guests:
Edie Irons - Communications Director, Institute for College Access and Success, Brian Frank - Graduating Journalism Major, University of Southern California, Paige Greenley - Graduating Anthropology Major, Grinnell College, Terry Hartle - Senior Vice President, American Council on Education, Kevin Bruns - Executive Director, America's Student Loan Providers

Host:
Warren Olney