The Wall Street Journal
Found these numbers — and more — in a Wall Street Journal article on how parents need to rethink the choice of a college and how to finance an education there.
The main idea:
Parents and students like to think they’re rational when it comes to picking a college and paying for it. They aren’t,
Read the full story here.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.