I certainly do — mainly because I went while working full time, paid for it myself, and was under the impression it would lead to something else for me down the road. Unfortunately, I don’t really use my degree. And I wasn’t able to quit my job to start out at the bottom of the field for my degree because I would have taken a huge pay cut. At the time, I was not only supporting myself but relatives. I’m still paying back student loans. If I wasn’t, there are certainly other things I could be putting that money into. But I went, and that debt is my responsibility.

I would encourage anyone who isn’t going into a medical field (for example) to consider vocational studies, internship training, or some online learning (coding, copywriting, etc.) before going to college. It is a far cheaper alternative. College isn’t for everyone, and it can be overrated.

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