One of the first pieces of advice that I hear many parents give their teens is: "Don't worry about choosing a major. It is too early for you to know what you want to do. You'll probably change majors three times while you are in college." As I hear those words, I often wonder:
WHY ARE PARENTS PLANNING TO SPEND A HUNDRED GRAND OR MORE ON A COLLEGE EDUCATION?
Looking at the outcomes I see in students who go off to college, the benefits are beyond college major. Going to college provides: