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Increasing ROI on Your Investment in College

Nov 01, 2022

Calculating a precise Return on Investment (ROI) of a college degree is less important than taking actions that will result in better returns. We can put the calculator away and think simply about how to increase the Return on Investment for education.

Maximizing educational ROI boils down to:

  • Minimizing the total amount paid for college (the “cost”), and
  • Increasing the income earned from the college experience (the “return”).





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