In today’s world it is expected that you go to college.
The question is whether or not it is worth it. College
is expensive, but it seems like to succeed in the world
you have to have a degree. The value in a college
degree has increased in the past 15 years. Before you
could make a decent living without a degree,
however nowadays it’s more crucial to go to school
so that you can make it in today’s society.
Does College Have Value?
By not going to college you set yourself up to make
less money and have a higher chance of becoming
However, as important as college is it is expensive.
75% of Americans say that college is too expensive to
Despite the cost of college, 86% of college graduates
say that college was a very good investment.
If you go to college, you are more likely to get
married. In 2008, 62% of 30 year old college
graduates were married compared to 60% of 30 year
year olds without a college degree
Because of the price of paying for college, you are
more likely to borrow money in college. In 2008
college graduates had gotten 50% more loans than in
High school students should be informed about
college. After high school, we have to make decisions
about our future and the rest of our lives. We can’t
make decisions about college with a skewed
perception of what the costs are of going and what
the benefits are of going. You have a better chance
economically and relationship wise by going to
college. Is it worth it? Yes, yes it is.
Why should you care?