A recent media buzz has caused some people to question one longstanding pillar of American culture: the value of a higher education.
Prospective students hear accounts of self-made billionaires such as Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs who eschewed the familiar trajectory of success and dropped out of school. In addition, the New York Times reported that since 1985, while consumer prices have roughly doubled, college tuition has skyrocketed 559 percent.
In light of these developments, do we believe a degree is worth the investment of time, effort and money? This infographic examines the continuing importance of a college education. Take a look… some of the answers, and options, may surprise you…
For more on this subject, join us next Monday, February 17 at 9PM ET, for #InternPro Chat. We’ll discus: “The Growing Disconnect Between College Education and Career”.