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Is it worth it to go to an expensive, prestigious college?

Hey everyone, I'm a high school junior and I've been thinking about whether it's worth it to go to an expensive, prestigious college. I'm worried about the cost and taking on too much debt. Is the education and networking at these schools really worth the price tag? Thanks for any advice!

9 months ago

Hi there! I understand your concerns about the cost of attending a prestigious college. It's a common debate among students and parents. From my experience with my own child, attending an expensive, prestigious college can be worth it, but it really depends on your personal goals and financial situation. The education and networking opportunities at prestigious colleges can open doors for internships, job offers, and connections that might not be available at less prestigious schools. However, it's important to weigh the benefits against the cost. If you're able to receive scholarships or financial aid, the cost may be more manageable. If attending a prestigious college would put you in significant debt, you might want to consider other options. Ultimately, your success will be determined by your hard work and dedication, regardless of where you attend college. Keep your goals in mind and do thorough research on each school you're considering, as well as potential scholarships and financial aid options. Best of luck in your college search!

9 months ago

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