This week we began examining the “College for All Philosophy” and Student Loan Debt. Based on ideas presented in the course readings, points made during lecture, and the documentary film, “Default,” here are two sets of questions for you to write about:
What are the benefits and drawbacks of obtaining a 4-year college degree? Do the benefits outweigh the drawbacks? How does using a sociological lens (i.e. making the familiar strange & questioning what seems obvious) complicate our thinking about these questions?