There’s been a lot of speculation as to whether or not college is worth the money, and rightfully so. People are straddled with tens of thousands in debt after they do their time, but good luck paying it back if you majored in a less-than-lucrative career path.
Fall semester can be a rude awakening for many students. Syllabus week should serve as the perfect transition back into college life, but more often that not it just becomes an excuse to go out every night. This is really a shame, because students who stumble at the start of the semester rarely recover. Backpedaling through the semester is no way to experience college.
Megabus boasts of serving over 19 million customers in North America, and college students are certainly included in that demographic. With airfare so high these days, Megabus seems to be the next best option on paper. The recent death of a University of Missouri student in a Megabus accident, however, could prove to scare some students away from the cheap service. I recently used Megabus from round-trip from Minneapolis to Chicago. Here’s my review of the experience: