Higher education

Questioning conventional wisdom on higher education

Questioning conventional wisdom on higher education

As parents, we hear so much about saving for college and providing a top-notch higher education for our kids.  We’re told a 4-year college degree is a bare minimum required in today’s job market.  We feel the pressure to follow this conventional wisdom, to make sure our kids get into the best schools, so they can have the opportunity to succeed.  But are we right in following conventional wisdom as it relates to the 4-year college degrees that seem to be the standard for higher education?