Back to School Is It Worth It?

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It's that time of year again! When students trade their beach bags for backpacks and head back to school. Over 17 Million will attend college during Fall 2013, and although going back to school happens twice a year unemployment rates among college students are at all time highs...

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Back to School Is It Worth It?

  1. SCHOOL BACK TO Is It Worth It?
  2. It’s that TIME OF YEAR again!
  3. When students trade their BEACH BAGS for
  4. and head back to school. BACKPACKS
  5. Over17 MILLION will attend college during Fall 2013,
  6. happens twice a year... BACK SCHOOL TO and although going
  7. among college students are at all time highs.UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
  8. in Fact, the cost of a college degree has increased in the last 30 years. 1120% 1983 2013
  9. And student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt at almost $1 TRILLION. $856.5 BILLION $999.3 BILLION
  10. Nowadays, many people QUESTION... are asking the important
  11. BACK SCHOOL? TO Is it really worth it to go
  12. Here are 3 FACTORS to think about when deciding if going BACK TO SCHOOL is right for you.
  13. JOB Here are 3 FACTORS to think about when deciding if going BACK TO SCHOOL is right for you.
  14. JOB MONEY Here are 3 FACTORS to think about when deciding if going BACK TO SCHOOL is right for you.
  15. JOB MONEY LIFE STAGE Here are 3 FACTORS to think about when deciding if going BACK TO SCHOOL is right for you.
  16. JOB
  17. Will going BACK TO SCHOOL help you land a job or advance your career?
  18. According to one study, 62% OF JOBS 62% 38% 2013 require a degree beyond high school.
  19. This will rise to 25% 75% 75% OF JOBS 2020 62% 38% 2013 by the year 2020.
  20. And in 2010, 90% OF COLLEGE from ’08-’10 were employed. GRADUATES
  21. while only 64% OF PEERS not attending college had jobs.
  22. That will depend on the JOB you’re in or want to go into.FIELD
  23. Let’s break up careers into two categories:
  24. Let’s break up careers into two categories: EDUCATION
  25. EDUCATION Let’s break up careers into two categories: EXPERIENCEvs.
  26. Careers like ENGINEERS, EDUCATORS, DOCTORS, LAWYERS, SCIENTISTS, ETC. definitely need/require bachelor degrees and beyond.
  27. STEM CAREERS also pay the most money, and have the highest rates of employment.
  28. In these jobs, the more KNOWLEDGE you have, the more valuable you are.
  29. ENTREPRENEURSHIP, ARTS, VOCATIONAL JOBS, Careers like experience may be MORE VALUABLE then a degree.
  30. For example, a degree doesn’t make a GRAPHIC more talented. DESIGNER
  31. Their PORTFOLIOmay be more important than their degree.
  32. And you can’t forget the famous COLLEGEwho made DROPOUTS BILLIONS!
  33. BILLIONS! And you can’t forget the famous COLLEGEwho made DROPOUTS
  34. And you can’t forget the famous COLLEGEwho made DROPOUTS BILLIONS!
  35. BILLIONS! And you can’t forget the famous COLLEGEwho made DROPOUTS
  36. you have, the more valuable you are. In these jobs, the more TALENT EXPERIENCE OR
  37. MONEY
  38. BACK SCHOOL?TO Can you afford to go
  39. That depends on your FINANCES.
  40. That depends on your FINANCES. which could depend on your AGE.
  41. 59.7%of college students are 15-23.
  42. 17.3%of college students are 24-29. 59.7%of college students are 15-23.
  43. 17.3%of college students are 24-29. 23%of college students are 30 and older. 59.7%of college students are 15-23.
  44. Usually, the younger the COLLEGE STUDENT the more they borrow in student loans.
  45. Depending on the type of DEGREE and length of TIME in school,
  46. will determine how long it will take to PAY BACK those loans.
  47. The average time it takes to pay off a student loan is 10 YEARS.
  48. The average cost for a 4 YEAR private college is about $200K
  49. But the reported value of a 4 YEAR degree is $570K $200K
  50. And overall, a BACHELORS DEGREE translates into lifetime earnings of $1 MILLION. +$1 MILLION HIGH SCHOOL GRAD. COLLEGE GRAD.
  51. LIFE TAGE S
  52. Is it the right time in your life to go BACK TO SCHOOL?
  53. Think about where LIFE CYCLE. you are in your
  54. Are you a recent HIGH SCHOOL GRAD?
  55. Going straight to college? Are you a recent HIGH SCHOOL GRAD?
  56. Going to work to save up? Are you a recent HIGH SCHOOL GRAD? OR
  57. Are you a recent COLLEGE GRAD?
  58. Going back to graduate school? Are you a recent COLLEGE GRAD?
  59. Going back to graduate school? Ready for the real world? Are you a recent COLLEGE GRAD? OR
  60. Are you planning on STARTING A FAMILY?
  61. Going to school to support the family? Are you planning on STARTING A FAMILY?
  62. Are you planning on Going to school to support the family? Work first then back to school? STARTING A FAMILY? OR
  63. Are you already a SEASONED PRO?
  64. Want to make money through education? Are you already a SEASONED PRO?
  65. Want to make money through education? Make more money through experience? Are you already a SEASONED PRO? OR
  66. Are you almost READY TO RETIRE?
  67. Want relaxation full-time? Are you almost READY TO RETIRE?
  68. Want to learn something new? Want relaxation full-time? Are you almost READY TO RETIRE? OR
  69. Now what have we today class? LEARNED
  70. When thinking about going BACK TO SCHOOL, Remember these 3 FACTORS:
  71. JOB MONEY LIFE STAGE Remember these 3 FACTORS: When thinking about going BACK TO SCHOOL,
  72. Going back to school is HUGE DECISION...
  73. A decision that one should be mentally, emotionally, and financially READY FOR.
  74. We hope this PRESENTATIONcan provide you the clarity you need!
  75. Thanks for ATTENDING! Until next time!
  76. Created by JAIRUS.
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