"In 1979, when the minimum wage was $2.90, a hard-working student with a minimum-wage job could earn enough in one day (8.44 hours) to pay for one academic credit hour. If a standard course load for one semester consisted of maybe 12 credit hours, the semester’s tuition could be covered by just over two weeks of full-time minimum wage work—or a month of part-time work. A summer spent scooping ice cream or flipping burgers could pay for an MSU education. The cost of an MSU credit hour has multiplied since 1979. So has the federal minimum wage. But today, it takes 60 hours of minimum-wage work to pay off a single credit hour, which was priced at $428.75 for the fall semester."

4 weeks ago   47500   Reblog

valvesoftware:

going to college like

image

2 months ago   219483   Reblog

kidlove:

fabufinnick:

Honest University Commercial

So done

5 months ago   25502   Reblog

i-effed-it-all-up:

college students make jokes about being in college to hide the fact that they’re dead inside

7 months ago   63029   Reblog

tastefullyoffensive:

[slugbooks/sarahandersen]

7 months ago   13124   Reblog

sally-mun:

This is how I imagine my college is using my tuition money.

11 months ago   465934   Reblog

jsantagato:

what a fucking joke.

11 months ago   77721   Reblog
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