I think we all know the answer to that. People complain about the rising cost of health care, but it is nothing compared to increases in college costs, which have been over 12% in recent years and since 1963, after adjustment for inflation, have risen 747%. Think about that, it costs over 7 times as much now in real dollars, dollars worth the same amount of purchasing price. That is simply astounding. Why did costs get so high? Because universities grotesquely overpay professors for doing no teaching and they have hired immense numbers of administrative staff, especially in DEI, who do nothing productive. So student debt soars and then taxpayers are asked to foot the bill. And of course a large part of all the excess pay to professors and surplus administrative staff just gets recycled as donations to the Democrat party machine. (Barrons OpEd)
Meanwhile our universities have devolved into non-educational institutions, incapable of teaching students even basic history, math or science. They are indoctrination and brainwashing factories, with an exclusively radical, radical, radical left-wing view of everything that actively prevents the expression of any countervailing viewpoint. It is not just a waste of money, it is a national disgrace. Fortunately, there is now a greater awareness of just how bad it is, and alternatives are being created and some universities are being reformed. But it will take a massive exercise of willpower to exorcise the the woke demon. Meanwhile if you are a high school student, stay away from these whacked colleges, you won’t learn anything that makes your life better. Go to community college, learn a trade, find an apprenticeship. All better choices than subjecting yourself to four years of lunacy.