Savvy Students, Families Pick Colleges With Eyes Wide Open

Jalene Hahn |

This recent headline in Forbes caught my attention: “Price of College Increasing Almost 8 Times Faster Than Wages.” Other headlines focus on the student-debt crisis.

A third of Americans have a college degree; they earn 56 percent more than those without a college degree. That helps explain another trend: More high school graduates are starting college. But four out of 10 will drop out without receiving a degree, making it more difficult to pay off student debt. Funding a college education is an investment and, as with any investment, there should be a positive return.

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