We all know this, but here's a good chart about how college tuition is completely outstripping average income. More here.
Loans are out of control. One of my students already has $80,000 in loans as an in-state student a public college.
A girl on my street is an honor student; her guidance counselor is pushing for her to apply to Harvard. Instead, she's going to a community college for two years, so she can qualify for the Star Scholarship program. The Star program is a NJ initiative. If you go to a community college for two years, they'll pay for your last two years at Rutgers. I'm hearing big enrollments next year at all sorts of community colleges.