When Alicine Rogers graduated from college in Miami, she was expecting to find a lucrative to begin paying down her $120,000 student loan debt. The job did not materialize and now she is struggling to pay off her student loans and her current bills such as rent, transportation and utilities.
"It is hard I wanted a degree in marketing and I earned it. But I have been unable to find a high paid position in marketing. I wait tables in Miami and I am not sure what to do next," said Rogers.
Melissa Zaylor is in a similar situation. She to a pricey school in the northeast, was unable to find a job in her majory; and now lives with her familiy in Miami. "I would love to go back to Boston and find a job. But there just a no jobs up there that would pay enough to cover my expenses and my loans. I hope to find something," said Zaylor.
Sarah Hendricks was able to save money by attending a community college and working two jobs. She works at a car dealership in Miami and is hoping to attend law school. "I don't have any student loan debt, but I worked my way through college and did not attend an expensive school," said Hendricks.