Would you spend tens of thousands to become a social worker?
PBS takes a look at the student loan crisis plaguing American college graduates.
We have hundreds of thousands of students who are spending tens of thousands on degrees that are essentially worthless or pay far less than they need to survive, especially after taking into account their monthly debt obligations.
The main person in this story, Gina, allowed $7,000 in annual loans balloon into a debt obligation of $70,000.
Do you feel sympathetic about her plight or think she was foolish for choosing to get a degree in a field that doesn’t pay very well?