College doesn't have to be expensive but they are now 18 and sign unforgivable loans. The system screws them when then are just beginning.it sucks but they are adults and they signed the documents. I joined the national guard and graduated with 0 debt. The "College experience" is overrated. If you are poor and not a hard science type get your AA from the local juco. But then, kids should be graduating HS with their associates degree. The government, the academic system and their own ignorance work in synch to screw em.