Are Colleges Still Affordable?

Students investigate mathematical model that compares cost of higher education to potential earnings in order to decide if the investment is a good one. They compute amount to be repaid each year for the life of a student loan and then they compare the answer to some probable starting salaries. Finally, students critique the model discussing which other factors should be taken into consideration.

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8th - 12th
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Social Studies & History
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2 days
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