What Does A College Degree Really Get You In 2012?

Dan Fastenberg
Are degrees worth it?
Are degrees worth it?

When Chelsea Schubart graduated from the University of Rhode Island last year, she seemed poised for success. She had racked up several academic honors, internships, and degrees in elementary education and psychology.

But a year later, the 23-year-old resident is working two part-time jobs, one of them at her mother's DJ-karaoke company. She also lives with her parents in New Jersey. And she counts herself lucky.