Already stretched grad students rebel against rising and often surreptitious fees

August 7, 2019 | The Hechinger Report

The quiet of the summer seemed a good time for at least one new enrollee to come fill out his paperwork for the master’s program in public administration at Baruch College, part of the City University of New York.

Except for the backpack he was wearing, it would have been hard to pick him out as a graduate student. Like many Americans who go to graduate school, he already works full time outside of school and will attend Baruch part time for the next three years in the hope of improving his career prospects. He’ll pay for it himself with student loans.

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