The kNOw stumbled upon several pieces of media that question whether investing in college education is justified. Below, we’ve linked pieces from one of our own youth, Newsweek and CollegeatHome (a website that promotes online degree programs), all state their claim that there may be several things to think about before deciding to invest in higher education. Do these views accurately depict the factors you consider when deciding to attend college? Please take our poll, located in the sidebar, and comment on your experience since graduating college or as you plan to attend.
In,“Is College Worth The Money?” Denise Yang- The kNOw Youth Media, describes why she values a college education.
As seniors get used to their last year of high school, counselors begin inviting guest speakers from different colleges to motivate students, but this seems inadequate in guaranteeing a higher high school to college transition rate. [box_dark]
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This infographic provides some statistics for college graduate statistics. It was produced by College@Home, a website that promotes online degree programs.
Video courtesy of : Newsweek
Is college a bum deal? Megan McArdle talks about the diminishing value—for some—of a college degree.[/box_dark]