The College Gender Gap

A recent study found that women value education more highly than men – the college graduation rate for young women hit an all-time high in 2010. In fact, women have been beating men in the bachelor’s degree race since 1992. That’s good news for the ladies, right?

Not so fast. It turns out that men may have a reason for not attaching as much importance to education as women – society thinks that a college degree is more important for women than for men in order to get ahead. Learn more interesting facts about men, women, and the degrees that separate them.

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