Credit: Dori Hartley When I was 17, I was accepted to attend Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. It was a fantastic place to get a college education, especially if you wanted to be completely immersed in art and design. ...My life as an art student became my life as a cigarette smoking, espresso drinking wannabe thespian.
Billions in grant money is lost on college students who drop out of school. Credit: John Molloy/Getty ImagesDropping out of college after a year can mean lost time, burdensome debt and an uncertain future for students. Now there's an estimate ...Dropping out of college doesn't just affect the career prospects of students, but the wallets of taxpayers, too. Do ya want fries with that?