Future Earnings

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.

Why the Media is Always Wrong About the Value of a College Degree

The Long, Sad History Of ‘College Not Worth It Anymore’ Articles

Does College Still Pay?

And my logical thinking favorite:

Where is the Best Place to Invest $102,000–In Stocks, Bonds, or a College Degree?

…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.

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