Aaron Gouveia has worked as the Content Manager of Salary.com since 2011. Prior to that, he was an award-winning journalist at several prominent New England newspapers. Read more...
Many students over the last couple of decades have been raised by parents who viewed college not as an option, but an inevitability – no matter the cost. But as the price of higher education goes through the roof and combines with rampant unemployment for recent college graduates, some people are beginning to wonder if the massive student loans are worth it.
So, we asked people directly.
More than 1,500 of you took our survey and told us your opinions regarding whether college is necessary for career success, if it is still worth the money, and other questions as to how student loans have impacted daily life.
The answers were staggering.