Why More Education?
Why do you need more education?
There are too many reasons to list – here are just a few:
- In general, you'll earn more money per year. The more education you have, the more money you make. Check out the Learning and Earning section.
- In general, you'll stay healthier, live longer, and have more self-confidencee.
- You’re more likely to stay out of jail.
- You’re less likely to go without work.
- You will experience the sense of accomplishment that comes with earning a degree.
- You will be prepared to enter a new career field.
- You will set a good example for your children AND your children will be more likely to succeed in life.
- You will...fill in the blank!
The world economy is changing rapidly. Job markets aren’t just local now – they’re global. You will likely be competing for jobs with college educated people in India and China, so you need to be prepared. Also, the fastest growing jobs in America all require a college education. Even manufacturing jobs, common in Mississippi, often require two-year college degrees.