Pick any private school. The cost is about $200,000 over four years. These figures don’t surprise anybody anymore given the ever rising application volume to storied institutions such as Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. That said, there have to be some who believe $200,000 for a private school is a hard pill to swallow over an excellent public school for just $40,000.
With an estimate 17% of people aged 20 through 24 unemployed, swallowing a bowling ball may be easier than finding a desirable job post graduation. Let’s say you are one of the unlucky few who can’t find a job after a $200,000 education. Does it really matter? Let’s think about why it doesn’t really matter from the eyes of several recent graduates.