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College students can no longer pay for school as they go, study says

It’s impossible to work through college and pay tuition as you go, at least according to one Ph.D. student in Michigan
Computer science doctoral student Randy Olson is currently in his third year at Michigan State University. Olson recently ran an analysis on the cost of college tuition and determined the average college attendee must work six times longer to pay off tuition than students 30 years ago.
He found through looking at the statistics for college students around the country, most attending college are working for minimum wage.
Olson also compared data from the 1970s and compared ...

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