|View Poll Results: Education/self-support|
|The wage earner(s) are college educated and we are self-sufficient||51||62.20%|
|Whe wage earner(s) have specialized, ie. trade school, education and we are self-sufficient||5||6.10%|
|The wage earner(s) do not have post high school education and we are self-sufficient||15||18.29%|
|The wage earners do not have a high school diploma/GED and we are self sufficient||2||2.44%|
|The wage earner(s) are college educated and we are NOT self-sufficient||8||9.76%|
|The wage earner(s) are trade/specialized educated and we are NOT self-sufficient||1||1.22%|
|The wage earner(s) have a HS diploma/GED and we are NOT self-sufficient||0||0%|
|The wage earner(s) do not have a high school education and we are NOT self-sufficient||0||0%|
|Other - because there always is||0||0%|
|Voters: 82. You may not vote on this poll|
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|05-02-2012, 05:49 PM||#1|
s/o College and employment
I was reading the thread about not wanting (or at least not caring) if their kids go to college.
I am wondering if those who feel that way are college grads themselves. I am also curious whether those who feel that way are self-supporting (or their DH is if they SAH). I define self-supporting as -
living as a family unit (apartment or house, just not living off of other family/friends)
not receiving assistance from the government - no WIC, SNAP, EIC, health (unless that is for say a disability - not financially based), etc.
Honestly, I was surprised at the number of people who think higher education in this day and age is not necessary, so I was wondering if that is reflected here.