For me, college isn't my next step in an educational life course, but the next step to becoming terminally broke.
An excellent college education seems to have become a luxury, only for the lucky and the rich, two categories under which I do not fall.
So what happens to us commoners? Community college for two years and then transferring? That is always an option. However, it is practically impossible to receive all your needed credits to transfer in two years because of how impacted junior colleges have become.
In the long term, having a college degree will pay off. But in the short term, its going to be hard. I hope things for the coming generation will change, but in the mean time, here is to the next four years of Top Ramen dinners and recycling paper plates.
-- Kelsey Lynn, Granite Bay
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