Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Unemployment Rates Among College Graduates

Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce recently released a study showing that college graduates have a better chance at finding a job than those with less education. Not a surprise there, but you may be surprised at how much of a difference a college education makes when it comes to earnings and employment. "The overall unemployment rate for recent bachelor's-degree recipients is 8.9 percent, compared with 22.9 percent for recent high-school graduates and 31.5 percent for recent high-school dropouts" (Chronicle of Higher Ed).

But some college majors fare better than others. Students graduating as architects have a 13.9 percent rate of unemployment, while the arts and humanities find 11.1 percent unemployed, and liberal arts are at 9.4 percent. While architects may be an anomoly because of the horrific state of the housing market, industry oriented degrees on the whole are hired at a better rate than teachers and social workers.

Is college worth it?

Another study, "What's It Worth? The Economic Value of College Majors," shows that a college degree is a good investment. "Over their careers, full-time, full-year workers whose highest degree is a bachelor's make 74 percent more, on average, than those whose highest attainment is a high-school diploma." Of course, there is always an exception. "Counseling psychology was the only major for which bachelor's-degree recipients had lower median earnings than high-school graduates."

When looking at earnings over the course of one's lifetime "The typical worker with less than a high-school diploma earns $973,000 over a career, in 2009 dollars, while a worker with a professional degree (mainly in law or medicine) earns $3.6-million" (Chronicle of Higher Ed).

42 comments:

  1. The average drop out rate for college graduates is 8.9%, which is good compared to the high school graduates who are at 22.9% or the high school drop puts who are at 31.5%. College education makes a big difference when it comes to earning and employment. The students who graduate as architects have a 13.9% chance of unemployment, while other majors such as liberal arts are at 9.4%. So it's not just about a college education, it's also about what degree you graduate with. A worker with less than a high-school diploma earn $973,000 over a career, while a worker with a professional degree earn $3.6 million. So study hard in college and earn a degree within a good major like business or law and you can make lots of money. College is definitely worth it.

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  2. before comparing the incomes between high and low educated, it should calculate the what they have spent on getting high-degree, and don't forget the time. when I am studying, I always see a lot of elder people learning in university. they study very hard, and they have strong willingness to learn knowledge because of their working experience. So in my opinion, it depends on your willingness if college is worthy. if people go to college in order to look for a degree instead of learn knowledge, it is certainly not worth.

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  3. Reading this article makes me realize that my time spent in college will all be worth it once I graduate. The economy is in bad shape right now, and yes the average unemployment rate is 8.6% for college graduates, but I rather take my chances with a degree than without, because without a degree the unemployment rate is from 22%-31%, depending on what you did in high school. The statistics given in this article makes it noticeable that college degrees are well worth the money, and give you a better chance at obtaining a better job/career than those without.

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  4. When figuring out if "college is worth it?," I think it's important to think about opportunity costs in terms of the time spent, the cost of a college education and the projected income that will be given up in the endeavor of attaining a degree. The time it takes to graduate college has been increasing in recent years, a commitment like this is substantial in terms of the effort and the lost income that can be made in lieu of. In addition to the time costs, another cost important to consider is the huge amount of financial resources to support such a venture. Moreover, the loss of the possibility to make income during the time attaining an education can amount to a lot of money. Despite all these things, a college education's benefits outweighs its costs. As the article states, the unemployment rate is lower for graduates and the increases of income in the long run is undeniable.

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  5. When you think about it having a college degree is a win ,win situation. You can either graduate with a college degree or have a successful career or you can have a B.A in liberal studies but still work at Mc.Donalds, but you will always have a better chance at getting hired because of your education status. I think college is worth it all in the end, although it’s a lot of money and can be stressful at times these companies that we apply for or school districts that we want to work for see that we were dedicated and completed our 4 or 5 years of school. The determination that was put forth and time invested makes you seem reliable, and hardworking. Plus education is something that can never be taken away from you it’s a prize possession. I’m working hard in school and although it is said that "liberal studies major’s are at a 9.4 % of unemployment" I will not allow that to discourage me.

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  6. One thing about this article that bothers me is that besides stating that Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce gathered the information; They failed to mention how many of the students they surveyed or where they got most of their data from. The part I found most interesting is when they stated that Health care has lower unemployment rates opposed to psychology. This is intriguing because I am looking for a career in pharmacy and it is good to know they have a low unemployment rate. The reason this is surprising to me is because I had always thought that fields like psychology and social-work majors all had jobs and found it astounding that they have the highest unemployment. This article helped reinforce my belief that going to college is highly beneficial because it states that those with a BA have an 8.9% unemployment rate, while those with just high school diplomas have a much higher rate (22.9%). The other study also says those with a BA make about 74% more in their lifetime than those with just a high school diploma which amounts to a lot of money. Both these articles help shed light on reasons why it is important to go to college. In the long run, it is evident college is definitely worth it!

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  8. This article only confirms that I am spending my time wisely in college. I am not in search of a huge, luxurious, expensive lifestyle. My goal is to provide for my family and to be comfortable. According to this article, 14% (22.9% - 8.9%) more people with a college degree are employed and that's a massive number. Going to college and getting your degree is not as much of an option as it may have been before. With the economy, people are berely making it by. This is why this article confirms that college is such a wise investment. The 2010 census shows that nurses have a 2.2% unemployment rate ("From College Major to Career."). Nursing appears to be more of a promising career compared to others. This definitely installs confidence and makes me feel great about working hard to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

    WORKS CITED
    "From College Major to Career." THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. Web. 25 Jan. 2012. .

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  9. I agree with this post, the more educated you are the more money you will make over a lifetime. Even though students spend many years and at the end they have a huge debt to pay off, I think every penny and every minute is worth investing in a college degree. It is not about making 3.6 million dollars in a career, it's the knowledge you will obtain at the end. There are many people who would love to go to school in other countries but can not afford it, but in the United States we simply have a greater advantage because of all the aids and grants we receive. The majority of people who do get a degree are most likely doing it so they can make more money over a lifetime. If going to college can take financial stress away in the future compared to high school drop outs, then it is definitely worth it.

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  10. I believe this blog is 100% true. I know so many people that have recently graduate from Cal State East Bay and they end up back at home with a standard job that anyone without a degree can achieve. The saddest thing is, is that their living back at home with their parents compared to where they were living last year off campus. My plan for after college is to graduate and apply for a trades school, which I believe is the way to go inorder to get a job after college. With trade school, after you complete the course and take the California State Board test (or whatever state you are in) the school will set you up with an excellent resume and offices to work for.

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  11. After reading Unemployment Rates Among College Graduates I could not believe the percentage of unemployment among college graduates was about 8.9 percent. I always thought the rate of unemployment would be much higher but relieved to find out that those with a college degree had a significantly better chance at finding a job compared to those that did not obtain one. From the study conducted by Georgetown University’s Center on Education we learn that unemployment is about 22.9 percent for individuals with just a high school diploma. The difference in the unemployment rate is clear, those with a college degree receive on average higher earnings and more job openings compared to people who have a high school degree and people who do not have either one. The article was very interesting since I could relate to the topic since I am currently in college. The article boosted my confidence level up and made me feel like my time in school is not wasted. When I entered college I believed the value of having a degree had went down, but from completing the reading I see that all my previous beliefs have been challenged. Although it reports that certain major’s fare better than others it also states that a college degree is a good investment. It is reassuring to know that individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree makes on average74 percent more than those with high school diplomas. I really enjoyed reading this article because it shows the value of seeking higher education and proves that going to school and taking that extra mile is highly recommended and appreciated. Overall, getting a high school degree is a good idea and a great investment because it will practically pay for itself.

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  12. Unemployment rates of college graduates with a bachelors degree is at an 8.9% rate but that just means 91.1% of these graduates are fortunate enough to be employed. Then when comparing the rates of graduating from a four year institution to high school graduates and drop outs, people are better off with a bachelors degree. So if people want to be able to make money and have a higher chance of being successful, then college is worth its time and money. But even if employment isn't quickly available after graduating, going to college for that degree is still worth it. That is only because college isn't just to find a job and make money, it is to find a career, and a passion that you can live with for the rest of your life. So even with the 8.9% of total student graduates are unemployed, 91.1% are able to find a job and make money. Within that 91.1%, there may be a large percentage of these graduates truly doing what they enjoy doing and that is one of the greatest things college can provide.

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  13. The higher education degree that you have, the lower unemployment rate that you make. such as the bachelor's degree, which unemployment rate is less than 10%; the high school graduates, which unemployment rate increases to 22.9%; the students dropout of high school even worse, which approach to 31.5%. Based on the date of unemployment rate, getting a higher degree is worth in the workforce market. What's more, most of students choose their major that based on their interests, they might not consider the current demand of labor market. When they get their Architects degree, Art of Humanities degree,or Liberal Arts degree, they might not find the jobs because there are not enough available positions in these fields. Therefore, before choosing major, you have to think about it if major is worth you to study on.

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  14. Hieu Vo -- With our current economy I'm not suprised that 8.9% BS college degree graduates are unemployed. Its a competition when you get out to the real world. If you went for a job interview and your competitors are BS college graduate or higher degree then what's the chances of you being hired? Its all depend on your resume, skills and first impressions. I can't argue that a high school diploma is better than a college degree, because after going into college you will discover your career and skills. College helps you to refine those aspects. The only reason why some majors are far off better than others are because of market demands, if they need your skills you will be hired, if not then you better look somewhere else. That's what rules in the real world. Overall a college graduate with a degree and skills will get you farther in life than a high school diploma.

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  15. Prashneel N. - Yes college is worth it, but at the same time don't let the money get to you. Personally, money is not of value to me, but necessary to use for survival in the present lifestyle if living. College is difficult, and tiresome, requiring much time and money to be put into it. Once that is done, the gain from college, will benefit much in the real world. Though gaining a degree isn't much, it's just paper showing proof you have completed the area of profession. In truth, it is about actually grasping the knowledge of what you learned and being able to apply it to real world situations.

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  16. Having the opportunity to be in college is an experience I am grateful to have. Being able to graduate with a bachelor's degree will help me to live a more comfortable life and be more educated than one who only graduated with a high school diploma. There is a higher opportunity to secure a job after graduating from college when comparing the 8.9% of unemployment of college graduates with the 22.9% of those graduating from high school. I believe college is worth attending to, but it is also wise to choose a degree that will not fall into the 8.9% of unemployment if there is a low chance of being hired in that certain career area. Taking the chance of enrolling and graduating in college can lead to better opportunities than stopping one's education after high school.

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  17. Nikila Walker- The unemployment rates at the time of the study don't surprise me. It is expected that there would be a high unemployment rate in the current economy with so many business going out of business or down-sizing. It is good to know that a college graduate still has a better chance at securing a position. I believe a lot more than what was explained goes into calculating whether college is worth it. I believe this study would have been more useful if it gave examples of the unemployment rate for some of the most popular majors instead of just stating what has always been stated for years; that you'll have a better chance at higher wages and job security if you graduate from college. I also believe that skills and experience outside of the college world are a major factor in securing a position. Many people are under the assumption that a college degree alone will automatically equal the position of their dreams, this is not always the case especially in today's tough market. There is more competition in some fields with the people, with years of experience, from companies that have closed (or down-sized) apply for entry level positions that usually would go to a fresh graduate.

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  18. It brought up interesting points such as some people do better in careers without a college degree. But going to college is worth the experience of meeting new people, not just from the workplace, but people from all over. Some of the people you meet in college may one day be giving you a job at their company.

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  19. As " going back to school" is an increasing trend, employers often find themselves with plenty of qualified applicants and few positions to fill. The job market is more competitive than ever. It is important, therefore, to have a bachelors degree. Many entry-level positions that once required no higher education now demand a four-year degree just to be taken into consideration. The unemployment rates of college graduates versus high school graduates is significantly different. The study finds that high school graduates have an unemployment rate of 22.9 percent while college graduates have an unemployment rate of 8.9 percent. While past generations were often able to climb the corporate ladder over years of dedication without a degree, our generation is not as fortunate. A college degree gives you a much better chance of becoming employed. Higher education, however, should not be considered as an automatic ticket to a great job. It is still imperative to your career to have different experiences that set you apart.
    All in all, a college degree is still worth the time, money ( somewhat) , and the stress.

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  20. Going to college doesn't always mean you're going to be guaranteed a good career with a high paying salary. Getting a better education of course does put us in a better position in life though. In today's society, finding a job is much more difficult than how it was before. Jobs that once didn't require a degree now demand for a four year degree. Having a bachelor's degree is a great accomplishment, but some companies even want a masters degree. The demand for each career has gone significantly higher and therefore it's like a competition. College always pays off with all the time, stress and amount of money that goes in it. It's the best form of gaining knowledge for any kind of career and therefore the demand of having degree is so high. Companies only want the best employees, and with that degree a person has a much better chance of getting that job. It's been proven that people without a college degree have lower salaries, and if you are one of those people who are okay with making less money then go ahead. There is a saying that today's stress and hard work is tomorrow's benefit. Therefore, with all the things a person goes through seeking that higher education, there is obviously a reason why they do it, because they know it will help them have the future they want to achieve.

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  21. Its good to know that college graduates still have a chance on getting a job especially with how high the unemployment rate is. I think having a degree is more than just getting a good job though. To me its more than that because there are so many people in this world who have never even been to school. I'm greatful that I have a chance to go to school and finish it because its a huge accomplishment to be a college graduate. Its also good because you get to meet knew people and even people who can help get you a job and thats an extra bonus about going to college. I think everyone should go to college because there is so much that you can learn.

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  22. America has the highest unemployment rate so far in the world. It's a definitely bad news for all of students who studying in colleges, everyone is trying to get a job after their graduation. As an international student coming form another country I feel more stress than local students. That means all of our investment can not guarantee us to get a job after graduate. It's kind of a fail investment in education, we pay $248/unit for our tuition and the total tuition fee will be $30,000 each year.
    If such a investment just for a college degree, I would say it's not worth it. A degree in China can be much cheaper and employment situation also much better. I would like to spent my money for education is to gain working experiences in Unite State. It's easy to get a college degree but it's hard to earn working experiences. The real world experience is expensive, that's what I want and I hope our government will do batter for it.

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  24. College isn't always worth it. Yeah, some people will get jobs, make some money, but most people don't even get the specific job that they worked for when they get out of college. When college IS worth it, its later on when they work in the field that they studied for. Sometimes I feel like I'm just wasting time here at school when I could be getting a head start on hands on experience from working 4 years before I could be.

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  25. The job market is at a low point for everyone in the current era. Unemployment is affecting multiple people and no jobs in the market makes it difficult to obtain one. College Graduates have a better chance at getting a job. Though unemployment is only 8.9 percent for college graduates, it's still a significant amount.It's not the degree a person obtains, more so if that degree is in demand. Almost at ten percent, the unemployment of College Graduates is only going to increase unless work associated with the degree obtained is offered. It is true that some degrees are more in demand than others. A person with an architect degree has a 13.9 percent rate of unemployment compared to a person with a liberal arts degree at 9.4 percent. The difference between the unemployment rates is a major sign about the job market. College graduates have a lower chance of being unemployed and may end up earning more than a typical High School Graduate, but unemployment is a reality for everyone.

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  26. It’s not a surprise that college graduates make more than high school graduates. My favorite line in this article described the career earnings. The average worker with a high school diploma makes $973,000 in their career while a college graduate in a more professional level such as law or medicine will earn nearly $3.6 million in their career. That is difference of over 2.6 million! Most certainly a college degree pays off. My parents for the most part are financially set. There are some items that they might want but can’t afford or go some place foreign but can’t because they’re saving for retirement. As a result, my goal is to obtain a Master degree specifically an MBA. Therefore, in my lifetime I’d make over $3.6 million living a good life with no financial set-backs. I’d be able to purchase more than one house, venture the world and see the beauty Earth has to offer, but most importantly have a family who will never have to worry about anything financial.

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  27. After reading this article, it made me realize that I did make the right decision when I decided to leave my day job and come back to school to attain my bachelor's degree. I was working as a Personal Banker at Chase Bank and was making a decent salary, however, I always felt incomplete because I did not have a fall-back option. If suddenly my sales numbers went down and I wasn't performing at the level I was expected to, they could have let me go and I would have had nothing to fall back on. I could then go look for another job. But after reading this article, I realize I would have a better chance getting a job if I have my college degree. Although the field I plan on going into does not require any type of education, and is solely based on skill and networking, I understand that it will be a tough road to success and that I should definitely have a back-up plan. Not only that, it is nice to know that college graduates generally make more money than those without their degrees.

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  28. I found the blog about unemployment rates among college graduates, and is college worth it very interesting and true. I was aware that individuals with college degrees earned higher wages than those without a college degree. But i wasn't aware that going to college made that much of a difference of whether you could get a job or not. According to Georgetown University's Center of Education and Workforce, the study showed that the overall unemployment rate for students who received their Bachelor's degree was 8.9 percent while others without a college degree 22.9 percent. As i was reading this blog entry, it really made me realize how glad i am to be here at CSU East Bay. Not only to get the education i need to further educate me towards my career, but the chances of me being unemployed would be 14 percent less than the average individuals without a college degree. Now a days it seems that a Bachelors degree is the new high school "diploma".

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  29. This blog poses the question of whether college is worth the large monetary and time investments. The way I understand the world, however, a better question is whether there was ever any doubt in my mind. I have long felt that education is the most important investment to be made. I was born in 1990 and technology and the world economy has developed so much just within my lifetime that it is not enough for most employers if a prospective worker only has a high school or trade school degree, as in previous decades.

    Companies are becoming much more technological and administrative in nature across the board. This change of environment demands more well-rounded and skilled workers, so companies will usually only hire people with a passing knowledge of technology and administration. Knowledge that can only be taught by higher education at a four-year university. So while college may be a huge investment, the kind of job opportunities that come of it will usually pay off in the end.

    Also important to consider is the growing gap between wealthy and poor in this country. Today's job market judges people by their personal experience and what they are able to produce. If a person looking for a job can't prove that they have the knowledge to make it in the modern job market, then no company will hire them and that person will basically be left in the dust and if they do find a job, it will likely be minimum wage. If someone goes to college and gets a BA then their pay grade goes up enormously, much more so if they get a Master's.

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  30. In today's society, it is almost impossible to lead a comfortable life without a college degree. Unlike previous generations, where hard work was enough to earn you a blue collar job you could subsist on, it is necessary to get a degree from a university. Clearly, judging by the statistics above, college students are not guaranteed a career the moment they graduate. But these statistics also indicate that once you DO get a career, it will pay off in the long run. High school graduates don't even make a million in their lives, because they cannot obtain a high paying job without at least a BA or BS. Although the toil of schoolwork and classes wears on you, it is ultimately worth it. You can struggle and toil with classes and schoolwork for 4 years, OR you can struggle to make ends meet for the rest of your lives. One day I hope to own a house worth more than 973,000, which is what HS graduates make their entire lives. It seems that my investment now, will pay off tenfold in the future when I have responsibilities and a family to support.

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  31. After reading this blog, this really made rethink why I am in college. I know you may have to take out loans , but in still believe in a degree with make you more money once the economy come back. Also I know jobs are very hard to come by. Graduating from college can be very difficult because you have six months to pay back your loans. My questions are what if you don’t have a job within those 6 months? That does can be stressful for the student because you will incur interest. Companies are required a degree just to work for them that’s why I still believe in college.

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  32. Although this article says the difference in unemployment rates between college graduates and high school graduates are not that great I still think it is important to go to college. Even if college does not give you the best job in the world with the six figure salary I still believe it has a lot to offer. Going to college can give you many different life changing experiences that you would have otherwise not experienced. You can join fraternities or sororities. You can create many life long friendships. You can meet teachers and counselors that will have an impact on your life and could possibly become a mentor for life. And of course there is just that feeling of accomplishing something. I think college is an important part of life that many people should experience.

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  33. What really makes me upset about this article, is that people who make a career out of counseling psychology end up making less than a person who didn't graduate from high school. That is the job that I am in Cal State East Bay for, and for me to spend all this money on classes and other resources on campus that I do not even use, and to find out that a high school drop out will make more than me in the long run is infuriating. It makes me question what I am doing here, and what is the point? But then I think that majoring in psychology is something I know that I want to do, but I do not have to be a counselor, I can turn that into another career.

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  34. Having been one of those people who took a break after high school to spend two years in the blue collar workforce, I can say that I whole-heartedly agree with the presented benefits of a college education. While the benefits are not immediate they are much more beneficial in the long-term than having money in your pocket for the short-term. Maintaining a job for this long has allowed me to see how life is lived without a college education. To put this in perspective, I earned (at maximum pay raise for my position) 9.30$ an hour. There were times that I worked 38 hours a week, while that may seem like a lot of money for a now 20 year old college student to be making, you need to ask yourself, "Can I support a family on this wage, will I be able to own my own house someday?"

    The prospect of money preys on a young adults need for instant gratification. You make a lot of money for the time being, but if you take the time off from work to go back to school then you have the opportunity to invest a larger portion of your time into gaining a college education, thus earning more money as a result of that education as stated in the above article. Listening to the lifetime employees tell tales of when they were in college and held the same job is a testament to how very difficult it is to hold a part time job during college. They say it's doable but what they really mean is that they failed at college because the long hours kept them at work or asleep instead of awake and studying. Stay in school. Anyone who has worked a lower tier job can tell you that a college education is the most valuable thing you can get. The probability of getting a job right out of college with your chosen degree is not 100%, but it’s better to get an education and fail, then to have not pursued it in the first place.

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  35. The main concern of many college students is the job and statisying income they will obtain after graduating, making the thousands of dollars and countless hours of studying all worth it. But with our economey doing so poorly, that is not gauranteed any longer. I was very surprised by the fact that consuling psychology makes as much money as a high school graduate. Law and medicine makes the best income, but also takes the most amount of schooling. There will also have a huge amount of student loans to face along with the quest of a job.That brings up the issue of doing something you love for not as much money, or something you hate just for a stable income.

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  37. This is true for people who seem to just try to get by in life for a high school diploma. But what if you want to actually make it and make more than enough money? See at this point, yes obviously a college degree would be good for that. But I feel in life it's about who you know, rather than what you know. That's why sometimes a college degree wouldn't even matter. I see people with college degrees all the time, working the same job as me. I see that, and I think to myself "why am I in college then?" You can always start from the bottom at a job and make your way to the top, without a college degree. It's hard to get the motivation to stay in college when you see that sometimes an actual degree doesn't help you.

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  38. I believe college is necessary. No matter what career path you choose, a higher education will expand your knowledge in that field and might provide some hands on experience. Yes at every job you start at the bottom and work your way up but I don't see how you can get promoted if the hardest courses you've completed in life is high school English or high school chemistry. There is no way one could become an architect, an engineer, a business leader with out higher education.

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  39. As a college student, I believe that education is extremely important. I worked a part time job before earning minimum wage and I realized that it is extremely hard to pay for all my own expenses. Education is extremely important to finding a job. When one turns in a resume for a job opening, the employer would, of course, hire the person with the masters degree and good education rather than the person with simply a high school diploma with less education. Overall, I agree with the article and believe that people should rather be committed to school for about a couple more years than to hurry to find a job. You will infest more time and money in school, but in the long run, you will make much more money than others.

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  40. Kyle D. McKinnisMarch 1, 2012 at 9:45 AM

    I think that 99 percent of people would agree that having a college education definetly has its advantage then not acquiring one at all. Our parents say that by getting a college education, we will most likely be able to fine a job then someone who doesn't. But by not having a college education, does not mean you can be sucessful. There many people who have even dropped out of college, such as Bill Gates, who became very sucessful and has become one of the richest person in the United States. Though he dropped out of college and didn't acquire a full college education, he had a vision to put a PC in every home in the near futureand worked hard to achieve it. In reality, alot of us coming straight out of high school, don't know exactly what we want to do as a career or vocation, and by having pursing a college education allows us to figure out what we truely want to do

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  41. I agree with this article about College education being worth it later in life to get a job. Even though some professions make more money than others regardless of your degree status it is still important, I think, to have an educational background. I work at Kaiser and some of the positions there, mainly clerical, dont require you to have anything over a High school Diploma and they are high paying positions, higher than most positions that dont require you to have any kind of degree other than a High School diploma. Some people who have Bachelor Degrees in other professions can't find a job at all or at least a decent paying one. I think it has a lot to do with what area of work you are going into. The medical field is high paying and there are always going to be jobs because people arent going to stop dying and getting sick. Other fields such as, history majors or arts majors, jobs are harder to come by. Education does play a major role though becasue people that may have graduated with a different major than the job position they apply for, still have a higher chance of getting the position than someone with no degree at all because they have a higher "general" education. When you graduate with a degree in whatever major, you don't just come out with that knowledge of a particular degree, you come out with a general knowledge also because you are required to in order to graduate. In my oppinion, education will always be beneficial in the end even if you end up working in a totally different field than the major you graduated with in college.

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