Monday Morning Boost

Monday Morning Boost

When deciding how to pay down your student loan debt you can always shoot for student loan forgiveness. Or, you could invite billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to deliver your commencement address. Around 400 seniors received a surprise at Morehouse College this month when Mr. Smith dropped the news that he’d be paying off the student loans for every graduate in attendance. This gift is estimated to be somewhere in the neighborhood of $40 million. Marketwatch has more on this here.

With over $1.56 trillion in student loan debt, this is definitely one way to end the crisis.

What I’m reading today:

Inside the Nationwide Effort to Encourage Students to Take College Credits - While Still in High School

10 Versatile College Majors that Eliminate the Need to Decide Early on a Career Path

Spoiler:

1. Business administration and management 
2. Marketing 
3. Psychology 
4. Economics 
5. Finance 
6. Political science and government 
7. Communication 
8. Computer science 
9. Information technology 
10. Sociology 

Have a great week!