It is astounding to see how much the cost of education has increased. This Is a disturbing trend, considering that you aren’t guaranteed a good job after you graduate. If you take out student loans and are not able to pay them, they aren’t rven erased if you go bankrupt.
In today’s world, it is no longer a foregone conclusion that everyone is supposed to automatically go to college as a life goal. We live in an era of technology where so much of the world’s knowledge is online – and even in many cases for free. Many jobs do not require a degree and indeed people in those careers are self taught. Such popular careers include coding and marketing, to name a few. 73% of today’s graduates work in a field unrelated to their study, so the system is ready for a change.
Incredible resources are at your fingertips if you only know where to look. LinkedIn Learning and Khan Academy are vast storehouses of knowledge. Even elite traditional universities such as Harvard and MIT have some of their classes available online for free.
See how it is possible in this day and age to give yourself a free college level education online in the following visual deep dive below: