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College degrees don’t always pay off, but employers still want them

College degrees don’t always pay off, some college graduates don’t out-earn high school grads but still face debt into retirement, Michelle Singletary writes in an opinion piece in The Washington Post [1]. However, there are employers screening out experienced job applicants because they don’t have a college degree. “Far too often, we are devaluing work experience in favor of a degree that, for many, doesn’t adequately prepare them for a job anyway,” Singletary writes.