College debt simplified

    On PBS affiliate WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight” this summer, our ever-knowledgeable, economically-inclined President Morton Schapiro spoke on a topic that is important to all of us as we stare at our tuition bills on CAESAR.

    “My biggest worry is that peoplare going to be scared out of capital markets and not make an investment that would be the best financial investment of their lives: to take our debt and go to college,” Schapiro said.

    Now that we’ve made the choice to invest in a college education, should we worry about the outcome of our investments?

    Take a look at how the numbers break down for Northwestern students.

    Graphic by Katy Kim / North by Northwestern


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