July 26, 2012

Infographic: Should You Still Get a College Degree?

By DegreeJungle.com


A question sparking debates as tuition rates spiral out of control and unemployment for college grads hits record levels. Is a college degree worth it?

For many, the value of a degree is not just the earnings impact over a lifetime, but the experiences and personal development that occur during these years. Maturing into a focused, passionate learner can help you find opportunities for career progression.


If you love your job, magical things start to happen that are worth much more than your paycheck. Then the pay is just an added bonus. The infographic below attempts to work through this important topic and weigh the pros and cons of going to college.


Source: "Is College Still Worth It" Graphic by Degree Jungle


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