Originally Posted by PlayaGroom
This is somewhat how I feel as well. I don't think a family should totally be indebted to send a kid to school, but at the same time, a kid needs to feel comfortable and actually want
to be there to make it worthwhile.
I made sacrifices to go to where I went to school, but at the same time, the school fit me, had one of the best programs for the degree/program I wanted, and was a well-respected BA degree. I really don't think I would have done well in a large university. I needed the small school.
It's just making sure they want to be there for the right reasons when it becomes harder
It's a decision that will affect him for the rest of his life, hopefully in nothing but great ways. If he has $160k in debt, then so be it.
Even though I am sure he would be able to get government grants and stuff, so it wouldn't equal that much, right?