ERIC Number: ED183079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Why Go to College. A Documentary Report on the Personal Benefits of Higher Education.
An advertisement for higher education, and specifically for the City University of New York (CUNY), presents data to support arguments in favor of college education. The benefits described include: preparation for a career, increased job opportunities, occupational mobility, and personal fulfillment. Also listed are numerous occupations and the percentage of growth expected in each within the coming decade. The categories of jobs include: professional and technical; managers, proprietors, and officials; sales workers; clerical workers; crafts; operatives; service workers; and farm workers. One page is devoted to the advantages of attending CUNY, and the CUNY institutions and their addresses are listed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Attendance, College Graduates, Community Colleges, Demand Occupations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits, Employment Opportunities, Higher Education, Individual Development, Labor Market, Marketing, Occupational Aspiration, Occupational Mobility, Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Student Recruitment, Urban Universities, Vocational Education
Professional Staff Congress, CUNY, 25 W. 43rd St., New York, NY 10036 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Professional Staff Congress of the City Univ. of New York, NY.