Higher Ed Bubble
How Much Is a College Degree Worth?
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  • free_agent

    I recall one study which showed that while getting a high school diploma raised one’s future income, getting a GED did not. This was despite that the GED requires that one passes an exam that shows one knows the information in question. The hypothesis was that the high school diploma demonstrates an ability to work in an environment of regimentation, while the GED does not.

  • Chris_8304

    Here is an interesting take on the value proposition of a college education by Stanford’s Provost:


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