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New Report Confirms the Obvious: Students Drop Out Because College is Expensive

Newsflash: Students drop out of college because it's expensive, and because they find it hard to support themselves and be in school at the same...


Newsflash: Students drop out of college because it's expensive, and because they find it hard to support themselves and be in school at the same time. Now, perhaps I'm biased because this sentence-"Most dropouts leave college because they have trouble going to school while working to support themselves"-describes my college experience perfectly, but I'm not totally sure how this is news.At any rate, given Obama's goal to double the number of college graduates America churns out, it's probably worth looking at the real reasons, however obvious they may be to some of us, why more people aren't finishing higher education programs.You can download the report here.Image: Cover art for Kanye West's The College Dropout