Despite Popular Myths, Most Millennials Are Undereducated

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Millennials are often mocked as Starbucks baristas with Ivy League educations. And while they are the best-educated generation to date, data from the Pew Research Center shows about two-thirds of millennials between ages 25 and 32 lack a bachelor’s degree.

And that majority is often ignored in conversations about millennials. Listen above to a report from WBUR's Asma Khalid on the economic choices of bypassing college in one of the most highly educated corners of America.

This story was produced with the help of Shawn Bodden.

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Asma Khalid Reporter
Asma Khalid formerly led WBUR's BostonomiX, a biz/tech team covering the innovation economy.



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