In the 70’s, nearly any college degree guaranteed a well-paying job. Now that a majority of Americans enter college, the choice of degree may mean the difference between a successful career and bankrupcty. Families are increasingly relying on debt to finance education, and with rising tuition costs, that simply doesn’t always pay off. An intense belief in the value of college may be hurting us more than it helps, particularly among the low-paying degrees.

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