Having taught over 6000 students with diverse backgrounds and interests, the question about college is very real. Whether the student is a sophmore in high school or a freshmen in college many want to know if the education they get really pays off. After some research and relection, my conclusion is- yes, if it is the right kind of education. Knowing what occupation is best suited to a person is key and getting the right school or program is key as well. Here is a document I used for years to help with the first question. Here is a document that will help find out if college really pays off.