This 2016 article is about the horrors of credit cards and student loans. It is NOT meant to dissuade students from going to college, but it does paint an accurate picture of the potential pitfalls that many students encounter upon their collegiate entrance.
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There is a 3-page article, plus a student handout that includes 10 questions about the article. This handout includes an answer key.
Lastly, there are two funny video clips that pertain to the topic that are also included in this handout. One clip is from Mr. Bean, while the other is from SNL.
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