IT IS MORE IMPORTANT THAT YOU GO TO COLLEGE THAN WHERE YOU GO
Students who were accepted at an “elite” institution, but chose instead to attend a “moderately selective” school, had on average the same income 20 years later as graduates of the elite colleges (Krueger & Dale).
SO, LET’S TAKE A MINUTE
Think of three colleges
Eliminate them if they are located in the following states:
How many do you have left?
DID YOU KNOW…?
In the states listed previously there are a total of 580 schools.
There are over 4000 colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Why Limit Your Options?
CONSIDER GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY
As some states face a shrinking pool of high school graduates, their colleges will need to fill the seats they added in the 90’s. They will start recruiting much more heavily in states where the population is booming, such as…