500x_repayment-salliemae-1

Hamilton Nolan reminds us of the price of a college education:

[Kelli Space] currently owes Sallie Mae alone nearly $190,000. At 23, that's a hell of a lot of debt to stare down. So even if you don't donate to Kelli's debt relief effort, take her cautionary tale as proof that knowledge is not, in fact, priceless. Sometimes it's much too expensive.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com.