Between rising tuition and a weak job market, some pundits argue that higher education isn't worth the money anymore. But college grads on average earn more than twice as much as workers with only a high school diploma. So how can you get a degree without spending the rest of your life in debt?
The compensation experts at Payscale recently reported on the best- and worst-paying college majors in America -- but don't put all your faith in those averages. Yes, salaries are lower for those who studied social work or art history, but it's what you do with your degree that really counts.