You Can’t Work Your Way Through College Anymore

Even toiling away full time probably won’t yield nearly enough to pay for a traditional college education, said the report, released on Wednesday by Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce. The average college student working full time at minimum wage earns $15,080 annually before taxes, the report estimates. “Working might eventually cover tuition at a two-year program,” said Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown center and the report’s lead author. “But the earnings aren’t sufficient to even get close to covering a private, four-year school.”

– Bloomberg

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