What, exactly, is the problem here if two consenting adults have reached an arrangement? Until the f****d US system is fixed, people will do what they have to do.
“In recent years the rising cost of student debt has given birth to an odd phenomenon: a population of ostensibly generous older men who appear poised to solve the higher-education crisis, one student at a time.
“Once a relatively underground subculture, this benevolent group of men is coming to the rescue across the country, essentially volunteering to subsidize the students’ tuition costs.
“But that description could be, shall I say, sugarcoating it.
“Yes, these men are ponying up their money—plus more—for financially struggling students. However, it’s not free money, and it’s not all students.”
Read more: The Atlantic