I’m a new mom with an eight month old boy who is growing way too fast for my liking. Although he won’t be in college for another 18 years, I have already begun to worry about everything college related when it comes to his future.
And I should be worried. College students today have it a lot harder than students did even 10 years ago.
The job market is more competitive than ever and college degrees, while completely necessary, are just not enough anymore.
Today more than ever, job seekers need a college degree. There’s no denying that.
More and more employers require a bachelor’s degree for jobs that do not require college-level skills, and jobs that in the past were predominately held by workers without college degrees. [Read more…]