A few years ago, my brother came to me for advice. He was a few credits short of earning his college degree, and he felt a little cheated.
Most of us know the statistics about the economic benefits of college. As a general rule, we understand that your level of education correlates with your wealth and annual income—at least that’s what we’re told.
Statistical data links wealth, health, and happiness to post-secondary education completion.
With a college degree the world is our oyster! Right? Am I right?
If I could relive the conversation with my brother all over again, here’s what I might have told him instead. Here’s what I think you should know about making sure your college experience is valuable.