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PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel has said that college today is too expensive to be worth it to most people. He even awarded $2 million to prove his point. But as he readily notes, going to college certainly benefited him (he graduated from Stanford in 1989).
Fellow billionaire Bill Gates has shown through his foundation, however, that college prep benefits all students. They do better in college and the workplace regardless of future plans.
The question for parents, then, isn’t whether their student should take college prep, but rather which service should they use? Which one will give them the best return on their investment?
Investing in College Prep Services
When seeing what your return on investment will be when picking a college prep service, look at the following:
Remember, the full formula is your cost+ convenience + products = your results!
Questioning the Value of College
No one wants to throw good money after bad. Whatever you spend on college, you want to get back with a solid degree and a good career.
Families weigh their options all the time. “College A or B?” they ask. They’ll pay a little more or even take on a little more debt, if they think it leads to a better future. They routinely judge the return on their college investment.
You should do the same for college prep
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