A college president’s advice to college students of the future: Don’t borrow

Back in 2017, I started regularly leaving my office at West Texas A&M; University in Canyon, Texas, to speak to high school students in the Texas Panhandle. This past fall, I did the same thing in the South Plains. These two areas are the northern most 46 counties in the state of Texas.Driving a silver SUV owned by the university, I logged a total of 14,000 miles throughout these two regions over a total of 10 months. I visited 132 high schools with student populations of all sizes.For instance, in the South Plains tour this past fall, I visited 66 schools that ranged in size from Lubbock High…

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