College education today: Worth the massive debt load in 2019?

| April 20, 2019

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Everyone says it. It’s standard advice. If you want a decent job, you need a college degree. Back in the day, that was pretty much true. Today, given the massive debt load students incur, maybe not. So why the continuing insistence by parents, friends and relatives that high school grads absolutely must get that college education to get ahead in the world? The problem is, in 2019, this “attend college” absolutism is simply due to habit. As each year passes, this routine advice is less and less attuned to current realities. Today, the so-called college degree job guarantee is in danger of turning into a myth.

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