Phi Beta Cons

What’s a College Degree Really Worth?

Several weeks ago, Charles Miller complained publicly about the way the higher-education establishment (and specifically the College Board) hypes college attendance by proclaiming that having a degree will make a huge difference in lifetime earnings. In this week’s Pope Center Clarion Call, I commend Miller for taking that stance and provide additional evidence that for many young people, the time and money devoted to getting a BA is poorly invested.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.


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