Last week my youngest daughter was visiting for the holidays and she bent my ear about her worries. In order to pursue a nurse practitioner degree, she took out major student loans. She shared with me her apprehension—how would she pay them back? How would her loans impact her quality of life? Would she be able to afford to have children? And the list went on. I listened—and I could hear her angst.
Earlier in the week, a teenage student told me about her worries. She had experienced humiliation and embarrassment in middle school because of a health problem. Now in High School she... Read More