Jun 14, 2012
Drowning in Student Debt
I was recently contacted by a member of the design team at Online Schools about sharing a new infographic they had created about student debt. I can certainly relate to the frustration of trying to keep your head above water, as I did have a loan for several years of film school and ended up back at my parent's place afterwards trying to pay it down. I consider myself fortunate in this situation, as it would have been much worse if I wouldn't have had my folks there while I was trying to get started. I did write about some of this while I was going through it in 2009.
I've since made a lot of progress in paying off one of my loans completely, getting out of the basement, and gaining traction with my career. It took a lot of work just to get to this point though, and while I'm fortunate that I'm able to work in positions focused on video and photography like I went to school for, money and growth opportunities are still very real concerns. The numbers stated in this infographic are surprising, but the reality unfortunately is not.
Edited by Editing Luke @ 8:00 AM
Catalogue: Film School Lessons , Graphic Design , Images , Observations , Student Life , University
Subscribe to: Post Comments ( Atom )
No comments :
Post a Comment