The only thing that’s more expensive than going to college is not going to college, so you really don’t have a choice. ~Anthony Carnevale
The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce released a study saying what those of us in higher education have been saying all along–your college education is a worthy investment. You can listen to or read about it at this interview on NPR.
Try these statistics on for size:
The unemployment rate for all four-year college graduates is 4.5 percent, but the unemployment rate for recent four-year college graduates is more than 50 percent higher at 6.8 percent. At the same time, unemployment rates for recent high school graduates are near 24 percent. ~Carnevale, Jayasundera and Cheah
Take that, Peter Thiel.