5/4/2011

Students who work more than 15 hours a week during high school are less likely to complete college, a recent study shows. The University of Michigan study found that 20% of students who worked more than 31 hours a week in high school had earned a bachelor's degree by the time they were 29 or 30. Some school counselors say that work during high school can be a valuable learning experience, but that students should be encouraged to balance their priorities to keep from falling behind.

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