Education:A Necessary Hassle? By Candace L. Hurdle
The opportunity costs of pursuing an education can prove to be more costly than necessary; which may cause it to be discouraging and as a result less beneficial.
Unless you are going to be an engineer, architect, teacher, lawyer, the label on your degree does not matter. The degree is a check-mark (as opposed to the focus) in most job requirements.” I’ve been thinking lately about the value of a college education. I earned a B.A. in Psychology from Willamette University in 1991 (with a minor in English Lit, and almost another minor in Speech Com). What have I done with this degree? Almost nothing.” Does It Really Matter?
I Can Still Succeed… Right?
They do not have a degree
Opportunity Costs Total: $102, 000
AN ECONOMIC MYSTERY "When it takes, at least, an additional seven years of schooling, and over one hundred thousand dollars in costs and lost earnings, why would a person want to graduate from college….?"