Growing up in the United States, we’re often told that if we want to succeed in life, we need a college education. But with the costs of tuition soaring, it’s very likely that a college education can imprison you in a lifetime of debt. We claim we want future generations to do better than the ones that came before them, but how is that possible if they have to spend most of their careers paying off their education? The rest of the world, especially Europe, sees college as more than just a capitalist enterprise. Watch the video below to learn how the United States is falling behind while it uses education to pursue the almighty dollar instead of the future.