The Student Debt Crisis: Current Experiences and Future Implications

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Northern Kentucky University
"The student debt crisis affects 45 million Americans and has been linked to a decrease in mental, physical, financial, and social wellbeing. This exploratory, cross-sectional study utilizes a self- administered survey to analyze the current perceptions of student debt amongst past and current students, helping to bridge the gap on the short- and long-term effects. Exploring these impacts will help make positive changes at micro, mezzo, and macro levels in addition to exploring effective ways to assist those with debt. Results suggest that student debt affects the following life decisions: marriage, having children, buying a home, and choosing a career."
2021 Celebration of Student Research and Creativity presentation
College students Economic conditions, College students Attitudes, College students Debt relief