CALCULATE: What is the Value of a College Education?
In this activity, students will be able to:
Calculate the value of a college education.
First, they will estimate it’s value. Then, they will use a chart from the Dept. of Labor to calculate the value (in career earnings) of different levels of education. Finally they will reflect on that value.
In this Case Study, students assume the role of guidance counselor to help students clear their misconceptions about the sticker price of college and other important factors they should consider when choosing a school.
In this Case Study, students assume the role of an older sister who had been through the college repayment experience to help her younger brother think about all of the important factors in paying for college after you graduate.
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