Back in the day many of toady’s parents and grandparents, worked their way through college at minimum wage jobs. It was possible by working full time during the summer break and adding hours during the school year to come out of college virtually debt free.
More recently, loans and work made college affordable. Not so today. The following article appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education comparing minimum wage work with the cost of college attendance. Download the full article to see graphs and charts embedded in the text.