College Planning

As you scramble to finish homework, study for tests and keep up with your social life, it might seem like graduation day is a distant goal. But it will be here before you know it. Figuring out what to do after high school isn’t easy, but you should begin considering options as early as your freshman year. The more education you receive, the more money you will make over the course of your career. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, high school graduates earned an average of $41,288 in 2011 while people with bachelor’s degrees earned $71,552. If you decide college is right for you, start planning early. You will need to decide where to go and what to major in, as well as take any required tests and complete applications.

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