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Is College a Lousy Investment?

Is College a Lousy Investment?

Negotiating the Hidden Costs of Higher Education

by Tara Jabbaar-Gyambrah and Seneca Vaught
Hardback
Publication Date: 02/03/2018
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Is College a Lousy Investment?: Negotiating the Hidden Cost of Higher Education discusses many of the economic misconceptions about earning a college degree. While it is widely believed that attending college guarantees wealth and success, students, concerned parents, and higher education professionals have neglected calculating the full-range of short-term and long-terms costs. Our work illustrates how the promotion of education merely as a commodity come at a high price for the individual and society. We argue how the idea of 'investment' can be expanded from a short-sighted view to engage a broader, more holistic rationale for higher education from which students can expect a full return on investment.
ISBN:
9781475833973
9781475833973
Category:
Higher & further education
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
02-03-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
239.52x156.97x15.24mm
Weight:
0.35kg

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