03 Aug '11, 3am

College Students Turn to Sex Work to Pay Off Debt | Care2 Causes

College Students Turn to Sex Work to Pay Off Debt | Care2 Causes

After a debt-ceiling deal in which Pell grants remained but the federally subsidized graduate student loan program went under the chopping block , it’s even more sobering to read about the lengths to which college students are resorting to pay off their mountains of debt. According to Amanda Fairbanks of the Huffington Post , a surprising number of young people are turning to a kind of prostitution to pay their student bills. On the website SeekingArrangement.com (which advertises itself as “the elite sugar daddy dating site”), young students in need of funds can advertise themselves to wealthy online suitors. One woman described herself as “a full-time college student studying psychology and looking to meet someone to help pay the bills.” For other 20-somethings who are struggling to find work in a bleak economic climate, these kinds of arrangements may be distasteful, bu...

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