Careers — Lesson 602

College Bound

The average college student will graduate with over $35,000 in debt, and some with thousands more. Faced with such a heavy burden, some kids are opting not to go to college. This episode looks at college from a return-on-investment perspective. Which degrees pay for themselves and which don’t? When does it make sense NOT to go to college? And how to get creative to achieve your college dreams without ending up with a lifetime of payments.

What Students Learn

  • Learn how to weigh the pros and cons of getting a college degree.
  • Recognize strategies for keeping debt to a minimum.
  • Understand how to calculate the ROI of getting the college degree of your choice.
  • Learn financial terms.

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