Millennials came of age during a volatile time of market booms and busts, skyrocketing tuition costs and an increasingly competitive job market. Now, when it comes to selecting a college, they are focused on value: finding programs that will pay off and prepare them for the working world, Forbes reports. According to a new survey of nearly 6,000 high school and college students, conducted by market research firm TRU, 88% of college-bound teenagers place career preparation and future success over more nebulous goals like personal growth or pursuing their passions. My previous research has shown that not all...

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