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Congrats, grads of 2017! It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to graduate, and that’s true of both high school and college. The start of a new chapter in life, getting another step closer to whatever “adulthood” actually is… that deserves some major recognition.
And just in time, your present from Trump administration: Huge cuts to financial aid for college-bound students.
So to celebrate your academic accomplishments, here’s a few inspirational quotes* to get you contemplating the next phase of your life, whether that’s looking for student loans, or making payments on them ― your choice!
*Quotes have been personalized to reflect the financial outlook for this year’s graduates.
WisdomStudent debt is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”
“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with
diligencestudent loan payments.”
― Abigail Adams
“I think you learn more if you’re
laughingnot in debt at the same time.”
― Mary Ann Shaffer
“If you want to
get laidgo bankrupt, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.”
“A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad (because he’s in too much debt to afford the train ride).”