Benefits of Attending College/University

There are many benefits to attending a college/university, such as long term earnings potential, less likelihood of unemployment, and increased community engagement.

Although few would argue that the benefits achieved through the completion of a baccalaureate degree are worth the investment, there has been recent focus on student borrowing and the negative implications surrounding the issue.

Media coverage of the pros and cons of attending a post secondary institution is plentiful as is governmental and institutional research on the benefits and implications of such.

Although impossible to highlight all related articles, here are some national media outlets and governmental research that will help students gain greater understanding of the topic.

NPR: Going to College May Cost You, but So Will Skipping It

US Department of the Treasury: The Economic Case for Higher Education

Next Time Someone Says That College Isn't Worth It Anymore, Show Them This

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