(From PopeCenter.org):

Ignoring the Elephant in the Room

A Pew Research study claims that those who don’t go to college penalize themselves

By George Leef

Every time a new study comes out regarding the “payoff” from college, I wonder: Will this finally be the one that takes note of widespread underemployment among recent grads and comprehends the impact of credential inflation?

In February, Pew Research released a study on the effects of college but the instant I saw the title, I was sure that this would not be one that broke out of the usual “college is a great investment” model. That study, “The Rising Cost of Not Going to College,” actually moves further in the wrong direction by telling people that people who don’t go to college are penalizing themselves. READ MORE HERE