Catrin Wigfall, from Center of the American Experiment in Golden Valley, MN brings up some excellent points in her recent column. Right off the bat, she drops this bombshell:
Around 50 percent of Minnesota high school graduates start down a four-year college route, yet only 22 percent of jobs in the state require a baccalaureate degree or more, according to data from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Which is really all the proof that be required to demonstrate that college is not an automatic success for everyone who takes that path- there’s only so many jobs available that utilize that background. Read the entire thing here.