Sunday, Oct 22 2017 | Updated at 11:36 AM EDT

Stay Connected With Us F T R

Jan 31, 2017 02:44 PM EST

About 20 million students go to college each year, and a year of public college education costs more or less $10,000, but going to private institutions will even cost more. College costs are also increasing every year and that's a fact we cannot deny. And that is why most people push the idea of free college education so that more students will be able to afford earning a higher education with reduced student loans.

According to MarketWatch, free college is not actually free. That is because taxpayers will be the ones who would foot the bill so that students and families will no longer have to pay for the college education costs. And this is not something someone who has a career of his own would want to do.

College only takes 2 to 10 years, 10 years is the longest if a student decides to go post-graduate school or get into a medical school. But the burden of paying taxes for someone else's college education is something any working individual will have to bear for the rest of his life. And although there are countries where college education was made free, students do not feel the pressure and the sense of urgency to graduate and join the workforce because the payments for their college costs do not come out of their own pockets, according to The Highlander.

The burden of college debt can possibly be alleviated by more forgiving interest rates, and scholarship grants can be funded by donations from alumni. The danger of making education free is that it can be prone to abuse and misuse. Instead, free education can be awarded and granted to those who really deserve it, to those who really have big dreams of earning a degree but are in dire need of financial assistance.

Follows free college education, Truth, Free Tuition, College Education
© 2017 University Herald, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Must Read

Here is NASA’s Take On Anonymous Hackers Alien Claims [VIDEO]

Jun 28, 2017 AM EDTNASA official says no alien has been found until today.

International Cyber Attack Strikes Again: Ransomware Hits Companies Worldwide [VIDEO]

Jun 28, 2017 AM EDTOver 2,000 computers in about a dozen countries were affected.

The Magic of Celebrity Involvement: How Projects and Concepts Get Public Nod When Icons Get Involved [VIDEO]

Jun 28, 2017 AM EDTDo celebrities really affect marketing?

Student Loans In Focus: How Much Do Students Really Borrow To Attend The Top 10 Schools [VIDEO]

Jun 26, 2017 AM EDTFor most students, going into the Top 10 schools is a dream come true. But is the expense in studying in these schools worth it?