It was an honor to have my article published in the print edition ofBarron'slast week. Since I entered the financial services field nearly 17 years ago I've been reading Barron's religiously, so this was especially exciting for me personally.
The title of the piece is "Solving the College Tuition Puzzle Is Only Getting Harder." A timely topic given the whirlwind of challenges facing institutions of higher education.
"Fights over plagiarism and antisemitism on campus are making headlines, but too few are discussing the issue that could truly threaten the future of higher education. Tuition costs have grown exponentially for years. College tuition rose 12% on average annually from 2010 to 2022, according to data compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. After adjusting for inflation, college tuition has increased 747% since 1963.
To afford the astronomical price of admission, many students must take out an insurmountable level of debt. There has been a movement over the past few years to have the government step in and forgive many borrowers’ educational debt burden."