If you’re busy earning a living or raising children, going back to college to complete a degree could be the furthest thing from your mind. But we have a little advice for you . . .
Going back to college could be one of the best ideas you will ever have.
There are many reasons. First and foremost, the financial benefits in going back to school are considerable . . .
- If you have earned a bachelor’s degree, you can expect to earn about 66% more during a 40-year working life than the typical high school graduate earns over the same period, according to a 2010 study conducted by The College Board.
- If you have earned a bachelor’s degree, you can expect to earn about 66% more during a 40-year working life than the typical high school graduate earns over the same period, according to the same The College Board study.
- According to a recent study conducted by researchers at Rutgers University, the median salary earned by college graduates in their first job is $30,000. Even during the recession year of 2009-2010, it was $27,000.
- Another study completed by The College Board in 2010 found that families headed by a four-year college graduate earned a median family income of $99,716 – more than twice the median income for families headed by a high school graduate.
Accomplish more and earn more as a college graduate. . .
Statistics like those should convince you to investigate the possibility of going back to college, or starting college, and earning a degree.
If you are not sure how, you owe it to yourself to download your copy of The StraighterLine Guide: How to Go Back to College, a free new report written by educational expert Beth Dumbauld. Packed with practical information and advice, this report clearly spells out . . .
- Where the jobs are and what to study to get them
- How to choose the right school and program for you
- Ways to get credit for what you already know
- Tips for getting the most financial aid
- Strategies for saving money while getting your degree
- And much, much more!
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