As a student affairs professional and higher education advocate, I am exhausted by recent events discounting the value of a college degree. Yes, I am looking at you, Mr. Stanford Educated Peter Thiel. Thankfully, there are enough critical thinkers in the media who are willing to defend the value of education from stories such as: Debt-Laden Graduates Wonder Why They Bothered With College.
And my logical thinking favorite:
…the recession has not fundamentally changed the math: although a college degree has upfront costs, it is important to remember that it is an investment that pays off over time.