19 Things That All High School Students Should Be Told Before They Go To College

Michael Snyder looks at the amount of money required to complete formal higher education and makes 19 suggestions for further thought including

#6 At the end of your education, your diploma will likely come with a debt burden which will hang around your neck for many years to come. In 2010, the average student loan debt burden at graduation was $25,250.

#8 Americans now owe more on their student loans than they do on their credit cards. In fact, the total amount of student loan debt in the United States recently surpassed the one trillion dollar mark.

#18 College does a very poor job of preparing people for the “real world”. In fact, one poll found that 70% of all college graduates wish that they had spent more time preparing for the “real world” while they were still in school.

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