November 23 revised

November 23 revised - life?? Why are you in college? Sports...

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November 23, 2009 Review: Wal-Mart Questions? Multi- racial America? Obama’s ambivalence about college High school degrees and college graduation rates Table 1 and 2 show the steady increase in educational levels of the general population in the 20 th century, though there is still significant regional variation. Table 6 gives us this. http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/educati on/phct41.html Looking at a few states (PA, MA, MS) gives you a sense of how much culture influences college attendance. What difference does a college education make to your
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Unformatted text preview: life?? Why are you in college? Sports VERY good paying job Finding a passion in a career; lifelong dream Delayed/prolonged adolescence, get away from home Family expectations either status quo or improve on class status Social norms everyone is doing it High School, family, etc. Findings: Income across the board is higher for BA/BS holders. Fig 1/2 Quality of parenting is also better. Fig 6 PDF from College Board. Is Education a great leveler? Pell Grants and college size and selectivity = Steinberg figures....
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