Signs point to no — the anonymous subject of a popularly-circulated Facebook picture, who claims to be “about to graduate completely debt free” based only on her own hard work, is either lying, or has rich parents. Living within your means and working hard for an education are both good ideas, but even together, that’s not enough to guarantee economic stability. Personal responsibility is one thing. But none of us who make it make it on our own.
Can Hard Work, Alone, Pay Your Way Through College?