Majority of College Students, Parents Concerned About Debt Burden


Students applying to college and their parents are most concerned about affordability and the debt burden associated with education, according to a report from CNBC on The Princeton Review’s College Hopes and Worries Survey. When asked about their biggest concern when applying to or attending college, 39 percent of students and parents said it is the level of debt they will have to pay for a degree and 32 percent said it is acceptance into their first-choice college, but not being able to afford it, according to the article. The survey represents more than 10,000 respondents applying for school or their parents. A decade ago, the most common concern of students and their parents was not being accepted into their first-choice college. Read More