Why financial aid can’t solve financial concerns for some students


Macalester College student Marissa Heim tells the Twin Cities Daily Planet how the college’s generous financial aid hasn’t kept her from worrying about the future — and her studies:

“The cost has affected my considerations of a major. I still don’t know what I want to major in, but my thought process has changed a lot from a couple of years ago to now.  Now that I realize how expensive school is, I’m more concerned about having a major that will more or less guarantee me of a good job. … I’m worried I won’t be able to study what I WANT to study – more what I feel I NEED to …..”

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