Michigan State University's 4-H Youth Development program helps prepare youth for college.
October 1, 2017 - Author: ANR Communications and Marketing
Studies show individuals with college degrees earn more over the course of a lifetime and enjoy lower unemployment rates than those without a postsecondary degree. With more college graduates, Michigan would benefit greatly through higher taxable earnings, more disposable income and lower rates of unemployment – just some of the benefits of a more skilled and educated workforce.
Michigan State University Extension’s 4-H Youth Development program helps to prepare the next generation of college graduates. Through its wide range of programs, Michigan 4-H promotes personal growth, career exploration and goal-setting. In addition, the program prepares youth for postsecondary education by helping build important life skills, increasing college aspirations and improving college readiness. As a result: