How Does Your Education Add Up? – InfoGraphic

November 3rd, 2009 by admin

Working harder towards higher degrees means you won’t have a hard time staying out of the unemployment lines later.

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics has found that people who finish degree programs in college earn much more over the course of their lifetimes than those who only earn high school diplomas or drop out of college. Sometimes the difference can be over a million dollars before retirement.

But even more interesting, it was noted that people with undergraduate and graduate degrees manage to stay employed for longer periods, but also find jobs they qualify for more quickly.

They spend less time searching and more time working.

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  2. Margaret Says:

    There are numerous, successful entrepreneurial types who have never attended college. There are fields, such as sales, where a college degree is not absolutely necessary. There are other fields where a two year degree will do, but in these economic times, if one has a special talent and ability, is polished and articulate, and has the drive, they can be wildly successful as well.

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