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“Education Is The Key?” Assessing The Value Of A College Degree In A Tumultuous Economy

dbrady Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 4:41 PM
Not to knock college BUT the jobs out there that need to be filled dont need a degree a collge education brings. There are more openings for skilled workers such as brick layers and steel workers I dont know of too many colleges that have a degree for those jobs. An all out degree is a good thing to have, but when there arent too many jobs out there that need them, they aren't of much use. just saying

Half of recent college graduates can’t find employment. Those who find a job often settle for something less than a “college level job.”

So what good is a college education, anyway, in our very unstable economy?

As 2013 launches with more federal government debt and American businesses guessing when the next punitive regulatory show will drop, most Americans are ignoring an area of societal upheaval that is poised to get more intense. Increasingly, Americans are wondering how essential it is for one to possess a college degree.

The upheaval transcends what you’ll read in the occasional “top paying” and “worst paying...