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College is PowerA College Education Opens Doorsto a Better Job and Many Other Benefits
OverviewWhy Should You Go To College?College is the pathway to success and a better lifeCollege graduates earn more money and get betterjobsUnemployment rates are lower for college graduatesCollege will help you help your familyCollege is a lot of fun!How Do You Pay for College?
College Graduates Earn More MoneyHigh School DropoutHigh School GraduateSome College, No DegreeAssociate's DegreeBachelor's DegreeMaster's DegreeDoctorate (Ph.D.)Professional Degree$1,102,120$1,531,400$1,863,040$1,920,680$2,742,160$3,337,800$4,449,440$5,612,760Average Lifetime Earnings
Earn More by Staying in SchoolHigh schoolgraduatesearn $430,000 more overtheir lifetimes than high schooldropouts.Double your income by graduating from college.An Associate’s degree is worth $390,000 more than ahigh school diploma.A Bachelor’s degree is worth $1.2 million more than ahigh school diploma.A Doctorate (Ph.D.) is worth $1.7 million more than aBachelor’s degree.A Professional (law or medical) degree is worth $2.9million more than a Bachelor’s degree.
College is a Pathway to OpportunityIn a global economywhere the mostvaluable skill you cansell is your knowledge,a good education is nolonger just a pathwayto opportunity – it is aprerequisite.– President Barack Obama
College is Required for a Better JobJobs for college graduates include betterbenefits, such as health insurance andretirement plans.College graduates have half the unemploymentrates of high school graduates and better jobsecurity.
College = Lower Unemployment RatesHigh School DropoutHigh School Graduate

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