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College graduates lifetime earnings less than what colleges advertise

http://finance.yahoo.com

The value of a college degree is a middle-class article of faith. But exclusive new research suggests it may be far less than previously thought.

If there's one truism that goes virtually unchallenged these days, it's that a college degree has great value. Beyond the great books, beyond the critical reasoning skills, and beyond the experience itself, there's another way that a college degree has value: Over the course of a working life, college graduates earn more than high school graduates. Over the past decade, research estimates have pegged that figure at $900,000, $1.2 million, and $1.6 million.

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