There was an interesting post on this week's Freakonomics blog quantifying the value of a college education to underprivileged students.


A new study finds that the students who are least likely to go to college (based on family background, abilities, and friend group) are the ones with the most to gain from a degree. Jennie E. Brand and Yu Xie find that the unlikeliest male college graduates earned 30% more over their lifetimes than comparable men who earned only a high school degree.

It makes you wonder which kids gain the most from a summer music camp experience? To read the full post, you can check it out here.

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