fun statistics for adults!
“when I was a kid, I had no help with college tuition, I was hardworking and paid it all myself”
-Annual tuition for Yale, 1970: $2,550
-Annual tuition for Yale, 2014: $45,800
-Minimum Wage, 1970: $1.45
-Minimum Wage, 2014: $7.25
-Daily hours at minimum wage needed to pay for tuition in 1970: 4.8
-Daily hours at minimum wage needed to pay for tuition in 2014: 17.3
My dad has been obsessed with Pete Wentz ever since he heard him say “We need to stop teaching kids to wait for things to get better and start teaching them to act and change things in order to better their situations, because it is unhealthy to completely rely on others for happiness. So kids, just remember that only you can make you happy.” at a concert.