College Fees Weigh On Students Amid Stagnant Funding

Kansas City

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Mallory Cortez understands her dream of becoming an OB-GYN won’t come cheap.

But the 22-year-old Wichita State University freshman wasn’t prepared for all the fees, book charges and other expenses that piled up along the way. Between classes, Cortez works as a pharmacy technician and donates her plasma for extra cash, the Kansas City Star reported.

It’s a paycheck-to-paycheck life.



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