WSJ: You Can’t Work Your Way Through College Anymore

A column published in the Wall Street Journal this week highlighted the reality that college students can no longer pay their tuition with a part-time job.

The column’s author, Dean Emeritus of New York University’s Stern School of Business Richard R. West, recalls that he helped pay for his degree at Yale University in the 1950s by waiting tables at a student cafeteria for 10 hours a week. Then, Yale University cost $1,800 a year, including tuition, room, and board.