Read this great article on LinkedIn that we wanted to share especially if you are thinking of enrolling in college. Below is a quick highlight.
As college prices continue to rise above the rate of inflation year after year, students and their parents are increasingly asking: Is a college degree worth it?
Every number used to assess the economic value of higher education makes clear that it does pay—college graduates far outearn those with a high-school diploma. Few people question that a bachelor’s degree has financial value, even when the back-of-the-envelope estimates diverge wildly. The difference in lifetime earnings between college and high-school graduates ranges anywhere from $279,883 to $570,000, and up to nearly $1 million.