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Student Research Guide: How to manage student debt: Top Resources

by Jasmin Kyle

Top Resources


Glater, J. D. (2018). The Narrative and Rhetoric of Student Debt. Utah Law Review, 2018(4), 885–895. 

This text has two main points, one is that paying for a higher education is an investment. Second is the explanation of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. 


Krueger, P,M., Dehry, I.A., & Chang, V.W. (2019). The Economic Value of Education for Longer Lives and Reduced Disability. Milbank Quarterly, 97(1), 48–73. 

In this study, it was discovered that people with post bachelorette educations are less likely to have a physical disability. They also live longer and earn more money. This information adds to the discussion of how majors can affect the value of college education.  


Rine, P. J. (2019). The Discounting Dilemma: Institutional Benefits, Unintended Consequences, and Principles for Reform. Christian Higher Education, 18(1/2), 16–23.

They explain a common marketing strategy and the pros and cons to using this strategy at a college. I will use this reasoning for why tuition costs rise each year. 

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