In today’s tough job market, should college students focus on pursuing in-demand degrees?


We’ve heard that college is one of the best personal investments; that a degree is a ticket to a better job or career; and even that a bachelor’s degree is worth a million dollars in added lifetime earnings compared with a high school degree.

But we’re also aware that today’s graduates struggle to find jobs and are in such serious debt that they can’t launch their lives.

Recent graduates often wonder whether all the money and time they spent pursuing a degree was worthwhile.

Meanwhile, employers across the nation are having...

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Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura