There is no getting around the fact that getting a good education is an expensive endeavor. And because the economy is still lagging somewhat, many are seeing a large number of college graduates entering the workforce either as bartenders or wait staff, and that’s if they can obtain employment at all. These scenarios leave some people to wonder whether the pursuit of higher education is worth the time, money, and effort in the first place. To address these questions, consider these recent statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Graduates who hold a bachelor’s degree earn an average of 30% more than those with only a high school diploma. And those who hold a master’s degree can expect to receive roughly 48% more. Based on these vital statistics, the conclusion can be made that earning a college degree is still well worth the effort.
Jason Kulpa, San Diego CEO, tech innovator, and philanthropist owes much of his success as the founder of UE.co, the innovative marketing platform and service provider that has been rated as an Inc. Fastest Growing Company., to his post-secondary education which he received at W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. In recent years, Mr. Kulpa has dedicated his time and resources to philanthropic opportunities such as the Jason Wife Kulpa Scholarship to enable others to pursue higher education. Below, Mr. Kulpa discusses other vital reasons to further your education:
Although going back to school is a big decision that entails more than one kind of investment, statistics say that furthering your education is a worthy endeavor. There are long-term monetary advantages, but as noted above, there are other reasons to advance your education as well.
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