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The value of a college degree is undisputed. A 2010 report from the College Board estimates that, among full-time workers, high school graduates earned a median annual income of $33,800; workers with an associate’s degree, $42,000; and, workers with a bachelor’s degree, $55,700.

Assisting Youth Experiencing Homelessness in Choosing a College

The information included on this webpage was excerpted from Chapter 2 of College Access and Success for Students Experiencing Homelessness: A Toolkit for Educators and Service Providers, available in its entirety at http://www.naehcy.org/educational-resources/he-toolkit.

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Part 4 | Additional Information About Choosing a College
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For a comprehensive discussion of the issue of assisting youth experiencing homelessness in choosing a college, see Chapter 2 of College Access and Success for Students Experiencing Homelessness: A Toolkit for Educators and Service Providers, available in its entirety at http://www.naehcy.org/educational-resources/he-toolkit.

Topics include:

  • Factors to Consider When Choosing a College
  • Unique Considerations for Homeless Students
  • Exploring Majors and Career Options
  • Tips for Researching Colleges

Related appendices include:

  • Appendix 2A - Guiding the Discussion on College Selection
  • Appendix 2B - Web Resources for Researching Colleges

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