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Creating a Pathway to Your Dream Career by Tom Kucharvy

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CHAPTER 7

The College Conundrum

Steps 10 Through 12

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

—Albert Einstein

Key Points

College grads on average have more fulfilling, enriching, and stable careers than those without degrees.

Occupations that require an advanced degree are growing faster than jobs with lesser educational requirements.

Although a four-year degree is the most common and socially accepted path to a fulfilling and enriching job, it is not the only path and isn’t well-suited to all.

There is serious question whether college is fulfilling its core missions and especially if the costs outweigh the benefits.

There are more credible options to college than ever before.

One of the ...

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