by Grand Forks Herald
October 6, 2012 at 5:15 pm in Grand Forks Herald
It’s time-honored advice that remains true to this day: ‘If you want a good job, get a good education.’ Continue Reading
Tags: Editorials, Higher Education, Opinion, student loans, updates 2 Comments »
It still amazes me that some people think a degree is not needed in today’s economy. It simply boggles my mind.
Common sense & elementary school math: my 22 year old son & I both average 60 hours a week at work. My gross is at least 3 X his.
The difference: he is stuck working two dead end $10 jobs & I get paid considerably more. Not to mention bennies & a 401K match that he can’t even dream of.
He does not need a degree for his job, but I do for mine.
Since I just finished grad school I have a very heavy student loan liability. That said, I also have the means to pay it back.
He has neither.
Some day he will wake up & smell the coffee
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Nope. My daughter has a HS diploma, yet a resume full of work experience. Her salary is close to mine. In todays economy, big paying jobs do not necessarily coincide with university curricula.
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