The generation Z cohort has begun to graduate from college, but they are handling it a little differently than previous generations. For starters, they are racking up as many college credits as they can while still in high schools - nearly half of GenZ students in high school have already earned college credits. They know that college is important in an age where low-wage, low-hour jobs are more common and high-wage high-hour jobs are disappearing.
But they also know that spending all four years in college is expensive and they don’t want to graduate with mountains of student loan debt, which will hinder their ability to achieve financial stability after graduation. They spend more time volunteering than working, believing that community service is going to be more valuable than work experience when they go to apply for scholarships and internships. This generation has a tough road ahead, but they are rising up to the occasion. Learn more about how GenZ does college below.
infographic by: www.onlinecollegeplan.com