Feb 04, 2021
FinCap Friday

FinCap Friday: Are College Degrees Worth the Fees?

Life in the midst of a pandemic comes with a lot of uncertainty. Many current high school and college students are wondering if attaining a college degree is worth the price tag in a rapidly changing economy. 33% of prospective college students reported that they are reconsidering their decision as of December 2020. But what are some of the latest arguments for and against attaining a college degree in the 21st century? Find out in this week's FinCap Friday episode below:

If you're short on time, try our simplified No-Tech option containing embedded questions right in the slide deck! Or you can use our EdPuzzle version instead!


Check out all of our FinCap Friday episodes here. They're not date-dependent so any of the 102+ in our catalog dating back to August 2018 can work throughout the coming year!


About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!

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