President Obama On Why College Is Becoming More Expensive: The VICE News Interview

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The biggest financial issue currently facing young Americans is not the decline of manufacturing jobs or the housing collapse, but mounting student debt.

To tackle this issue, VICE hosted a roundtable discussion, moderated by VICE founder Shane Smith, with President Barack Obama and five students who discussed the challenges surrounding student debt and the pursuit of higher education in the US.

In this excerpt, President Obama discusses why college is becoming both more important for students as well as increasingly expensive.

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