Here's why you should read The pros and cons of college

If you go to college and choose a good major, then four years later you may have a salary of $35,000 per year. If you choose a bad major or do not go to college, you may have a salary of $20,000. The difference is $15,000 per year. Ten years later, your salary will likely be about 160% as much in the more lucrative field [reference]. It may very well be 160% as much in the less lucrative field. As a result, the salary difference will grow to $24,000 per year.

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