A Debt Crisis — For College Grads

·By Katherine Poythress

A recent New York Times story told the tale of a student who graduated from college saddled with so much debt that she could barely make her payments. She even continued taking night classes just to delay the kick-in of her student loan payments — never mind that the interest had already begun accruing.

The article calls out colleges that encourage their students to take out large loans regardless of their intended professions and projected future salaries:

“Then the colleges introduced the students to lenders who underwrote big loans without any idea