Why everyone should go to college

A better alternative than dropping out of school to get into that rap game

2006 stats from the U.S. Census Bureau:

  • Average annual salary without a high-school degree: $19,915
  • Average with a diploma: $29,448
  • Average with a bachelor’s degree: $54,689
  • Average with a master’s degree or higher: $79,946

Read this to find out how to pay for college.

(Source: The Motley Fool.)

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4 Responses to “Why everyone should go to college”

  1. Stephanie Yost Says:

    Thanks, Ward. Your blog rocks.
    Love, Josie

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