The Santa Cruz Sentinel profiles
one of the Corinthian 100 participating in a debt strike: a 22-year-old server at a pizza restaurant who incurred $30,000 in debt during an eight-month medical assisting program at Everest College that she was unable to complete.
Makenzie Vasquez told the newspaper that she was refusing to pay back her loans for a program that oversold and under delivered.
“They sold me a dream for a nightmare,” said Vasquez. “I shouldn’t be 22 and be in this much debt and have nothing to show for it.”