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Some are enrolling in college just to get student loans

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Student loans have been a problem for a long time

The amount of loans is now at $1.1 trillion dollars, but the problem may be getting even worse. Some believe that a growing number of people are enrolling in college, not to get a degree or training, but just to get a student loan.

In other words, to get their hands on some money so they can pay rent or bills. Josh Mitchell, economics reporter with the Wall Street Journal, joins the show with more

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