Should You Go Back to School?

Human development and family studies degree

If you’re an adult, you may feel like you’re too old to go back to college and get an education. It’s normal to feel like that, but that’s simply not the case. In a 2012 Pew Research report, workers with at least a bachelor?s degree had median annual earnings of $45,500, well over the medians for people with only some college ($30,000) or a high-school diploma ($28,000). Sure, going back to school may be stressful and overwhelming, but once you graduate, you can reap countless benefits.

Going back to school as an adult starts with acceptance. You need to want to make a change to better your life and broaden your horizons. This is easier if you’re currently working at a job you know isn’t suitable for you, but if you’re feeling ‘stuck’ at your job and feel like there’s no way o Continue reading

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