I’M NOT SURE IF THIS SHOULD GO UNDER “HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE” OR “HOW’S THAT HOPEY-CHANGEY STUFF WORKIN’ OUT FOR YA?” Study: College graduates driving increase in bankruptcy filings. “College graduates are the fastest-growing group of consumers who have filed for bankruptcy protection in the past five years, according to a new study by a financial nonprofit, which underscores the broad reach of the Great Recession.”