I realize that the purpose of this blog is to discuss topics related to college and college admissions. However, I've been hearing a lot of discussion lately about the extremely high cost of college and the related miseries of student loan debt. Accordingly, people have asked me if, indeed, the overwhelming majority of high school seniors should go to college. That's an issue that deserves serious consideration.
I did some research and found a ton of articles that speak, generally, to the topic of “Should everyone go to college?" One particularly pertinent article comes from Slate.com, entitled “Kid, I'm Sorry, but You're Just Not College Material." If you have a chance to read it, I think you'll begin to see that there are viable alternatives to a four-year college degree.