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Weekend Reads: Is the Value of College More than Just Financial?

by Kevin Schofield


This weekend’s read is a survey done by the Survey Center on American Life, which looks at the education divide in American social life. There is ample debate today about the value of a degree from a four-year college or university, balancing out the boost in earnings with the substantial student debt often accumulated by students that can take decades to pay off. But are there other benefits to a college degree beyond the financial implications? In particular, what are the social benefits of a college degree?

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