Beware of the 'Side Door'

| March 18, 2019
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With the revelations of the college bribery scandal hitting the tape last week, I thought I would share these staggering numbers:

Some numbers on admittance, cost, and the importance of college:

  • 61% of kids from families earning more than $100,000 a year attend a four-year university, compared to only 39% of students from families earning less than $30,000.
  • 38 colleges, including five Ivies, have more students from the top 1% of the US income scale than the bottom 60%.
  • The cost to attend a four-year university has increased 8 times faster than wages in the US.
  • A master’s degree is worth an average of $1.3 million more in lifetime earnings than a high school diploma.
  • The acceptance rate at Stanford last year was just 4%.
  • Almost a third of married college grads from top schools met in college. This creates a multiplier effect for income and opportunity in that household.

Stay Tuned, Disciplined & Patient! {TJM}

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