Why Attend College?

In today’s world, we need money for everything! To get money we need jobs, and there are hundreds of thousands of different types of jobs out there. One big difference between all these jobs will be the amount of money you make. Check out the big differences in pay between a high school dropout and a college graduate:

Level of Education Ave. yearly income for people 18yrs. or older
Some high school $16,000
High School Graduate $25,000
Bachelor’s Degree $49,000

(Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2004)

After looking at these figures, it’s easy to see that it pays to go to college!