Find out how a college degree could have long-term payoffs.
By Amanda Hearle
What do you see when you look at a college degree...loans? Career opportunities? Maybe a little bit of both?
Higher education is a big investment, and it certainly isn't for everyone. But if you're willing and able to see it through, earning that college degree could have some surprising benefits that increase your value.
Keep reading to learn more.
What a College Degree Could Mean to Employers
So here it is, the big question: Does a college degree really matter to employers?
It may not be so much about what degree you earn, but the fact you earned it.
"A college degree communicates commitment, learning skills, and a breadth of knowledge to employers," explains career information expert, Laurence Shatkin.
"When you get a college degree, it demonstrates a willingness to invest your time and money, and a willingness to make sacrifices by delaying your earnings. Employers respect that," adds Shatkin.Read More »from What is a College Degree Worth?