Right about now, the high school students you care about are getting spammed like crazy by colleges that want them to take out loans and give the money to them. They’re counting on the assumption that more education is always better, but is that true?

“The rules of the game have changed,” said Anthony Carnevale, the Director of Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce. “It’s not just about going to college and getting a four-year degree. It’s very complicated now.”

We’re running down the CEW’s “College Payoff Report” with one question in mind: Is college worth it?

“What you make depends on what you take,” said Carnevale.

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