Investing in college: is it still worth it? Stagnant wage growth and the looming burden of student loan debt makes that proposition, once a foregone conclusion, more hotly debated than ever. However, the fact remains that a person with a college education, on average, still commands a higher income than a person without a college degree.
The difference, according to former college administrator Zach Rinkins, is that what was once practically automatic—that investing in college will pay off with a well-paying career—now requires strategy and planning to realize, beginning in high school. Rinkins, author of a new book, I Am College Material!: Your Guide To Unlimited College, Career, And Life Success, offers the following advice.
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