A discussion of continuing higher education, adult education, training,and related--and some unrelated--Tennessee topics.
College still worth it?
Yes. You've probably heard about a new report from the College board affirming the benefits of completing college. Lower unemployment, higher lifetime earnings, yada yada yada. Brad Tuttle, writing in It's Your Money, summarizes the findings of that report and other data sources below.
4.6 vs. 10.3 The unemployment rates in August 2010 for workers 25 and older with, respectively, four-year college degrees and just with high school degrees, according to the WSJ, which also reports that the median duration for being unemployed was 18.4 weeks for college grads and 27.5 weeks for high school grads.