Regardless of which job or career path you’ve chosen, the more you know, the better it will be for you. When you increase your knowledge, you feel better about yourself, make more money and make yourself more attractive to employers. Studies show that people in the United States with only a high school diploma are twice as likely to make under $40 000 per year than those with a college degree. Even if you are happy at your current workplace, an improved education could show your boss that you’re ready for a promotion and more responsibility. If you’re job hunting, employers want the most qualified candidates.
Here are five things an improved education can do for you at any stage of your working life.