What is your reaction when someone approaches you for a donation to your university? Let me guess: You roll your eyes and wonder how anyone could ask a student for money! But give me 10 minutes of your time and I can open the door to the wonderful world of philanthropy.
There is a difference between cost and value. For instance it costs you $2 to buy your favorite ice cream. But what price can you put on the pleasure you get from eating ice cream on a hot day? I suspect it is much more than $2.
It is the same with your education. It costs a Metropolitan State University student $7,860 to attend the university for one year. A degree can get you a job with a starting salary of $48,000 each year. The value is a sixfold increase in this example.Read The Full Article