Higher education is something that many people consider, but not everybody goes into. You can definitely experience success without higher education, but the fact is, you’re more likely to become successful and live a fuller life if you have some kind of degree.
Below, we have 3 reasons higher education is important.
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People With A College Degree Earn More Than The Average Person
People with a bachelor’s degree earn 64% more on average than somebody without one, and 40% more than those with an associates degree. If you want to make sure you’re earning enough money to live your dream life, higher education can help you.
Gain New Skills To Enhance Your Current Career
Even if you’re already in employment, you can use higher education to gain skills to help you enhance your current career. You can become more employable, get a promotion, and even transition to another department or industry if that’s what you’re looking to do. Alternatively, you may develop the skills needed to build your own business. Higher education can help you whatever your goals may be.
Expand Your Network
People will tell you, ‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.’ This is true in many instances. Your education can take you far, but networking and meeting different kinds of people will always be a huge bonus. You will usually find you have far more opportunities than those who fail to network.
As an example of why higher education remains very important, over half of Effat University graduates are employed - see the infographic below.
credit to Effat University