Yes, college in the United States is still worth it — and very much so
As America begins to reopen after the COVID-19 lockdown and colleges and universities map out plans for a fall semester that includes socially-distant classrooms, masked dining halls and online options for in-person classes, there’s a growing chorus suggesting that this is the time for incoming or even continuing students to take a year off. College in these conditions isn’t worth it, these skeptics say, and students would get more value from a year of other pursuits.
Originally published: June 3, 2020
Author: Marvin Krislov
Institution: Pace University
Published by: USA Today