5 Reasons Why College is Not Right For Everyone

#3. A college degree does not a successful career make

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The consulting firm McKinsey teamed up with student website Chegg and the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find that “nearly half of grads from four-year colleges are working in jobs that don’t require a four-year degree,” as reported by Forbes. In fact, the majority of the top 50 most available jobs in the country require only a high school diploma or equivalent, including truck drivers and sales representatives who earn between $32,930 and $51,450, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections. Now, it all depends on what you consider to be successful: having a job or not having a job.