One Redditor decided to use govt. databases (such as National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) to analyse it like any other investment, and calculate the NPV of various colleges and their individual degrees.
The Result: College education is a far more risky financial investment than presumed, and are no longer a guarantee to a stable middle class living.
Caveat: The reports are as good as the govt databases they are formed on, and currently do not factor in scholarships.
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