Why More Education?


This week the Curious Comets are looking at the importance of post secondary education.

The 2016-17 Illinois Report Card says:

Young adults who earn college credit are more likely to be employed and stay employed. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2012 the employment rate for young adults was 87% for those with at least a bachelor’s degree, compared with 75% for those who completed some college, and 64% for high school graduates.

You may think that graduating from high school is all you will need to pursue a good career. However, the way to improve your chances for future advancement in your career or to change careers is by making yourself better qualified than others with respect to both job and leadership skills. Read this article to see why a college education “pays”.

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