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Is College Worth It?

Is College Worth It? A Former United States Secretary of Education and a Liberal Arts Graduate Expose the Broken Promise of Higher Education

By William Bennett and David Wilezol
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.5 Stars

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On 4/1 Coyle Neal wrote: "Don't flush your money away on college" is the basic message of Bill Bennett's and David Wilezol's Is College Worth It? Between rising education costs, fewer job opportunities, and the reality that most jobs do not require a college degree, ICWI makes a compelling argument that you very well might be ... Is "Is College Worth It?" worth it?

Coyle's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/11 HeidiSays wrote: While I pretty much knew all of this, it was very interesting to read the statistics and actually see it laid out in print. I feel so much better about the decisions that we have made as a family, so far, and about the decisions that will be made in the future. This book has enlightened me in many ... Is College Worth It? by William Bennett and David Wilezol

HeidiSays' Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/25 sonblestjacob wrote: Half of the college graduates in 2010-11 were unemployed or dramatically underemployed in 2013. Student loan debt is mounting for thousands of people across the country. More people are finding it difficult to get a well paying job with only a bachelors degree. Many people know that there are some problems ... Excellent Resource For Thinking About College

sonblestjacob's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/14 Scotty wrote: The idea of going to college is so deeply enmeshed into the American dream, it would seem silly to ask if college is worth the overall investment. But things have changed, and it has become an important question to ask. Former Secretary of Education, William Bennett, and co-writer David Wilezol ask, ... Is college worth it? Maybe, maybe not ...

Scotty's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/8 Mildred White wrote: This book’s main point is “college is not for everybody.” There are those who are cut out for college and higher education and who are successful in their field because of their education. But, based on statistics, there are a significant number of students who either could not make it to graduation ... Is College Worth it? By William Bennett with David Wilezol

Mildred's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/6 Heather Ann Johnson wrote: I have always, always loved reading, but there are few books that stay in my mind as much as this one did. I actually received it in and finished it literally in one sitting about a month ago, but I’ve given some time for me to sort through the thoughts in my head before attempting to write a clear, ... Is College Worth It?

Heather Ann's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/5 Michelle Rayburn wrote: With college costs on the rise and job opportunities limited, many college students face a dilemma. Is college the best option? If so, which one? Ivy League? Community college? Technical school? If not, how can they gain the skills needed to be gainfully employed? So many questions with so much riding ... Is College Worth It?

Michelle's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/1 Bridget Haymond wrote: Written by William J. Bennett, former United States Secretary of Education, and David Wilezol, a Liberal Arts Graduate, this book is a rebuke and call for reform of the higher education system in America. The authors paint a sad picture of the reality many graduates are facing. Some of these graduates ... Is College Worth It?

Bridget's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/28 Teresa Konopka wrote: This book is an excellent resource for all young student considering their future plans.  The authors take a good look at our current post-secondary education system and offer some practical advice.  They lay out the black-and-white numbers of tuition and debt, as well as the likelihood of ... "Is College Worth It?" by William J. Bennett with David Wilezol

Teresa's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/16 Beth Jones wrote: Are you thinking about attending college? Have a child about to graduate from high school? Know someone who is thinking about which school is best? Unless you're planning to pay cash for college, pick up a copy of this book. I received a copy of Is College Worth It in order to conduct a review of the ... Worth a bit

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars