Check out this infographic that Kelly found on a Fast Company blog. It makes the ole “college is a waste of money” case. Take it with a grain of salt, though — some flashy graphic design doesn’t mean it makes a good point.

Never let anyone tell you that college is too expensive. Especially with student loan interest rates so low, college is the single greatest investment you will ever make in your whole life. Over the course of your career, it’ll pay you back 100-fold — that’s what I call a lifehack. Comparing starting salaries and partying habits doesn’t change that.

And take note of the negative tone for spending 9 hours a day “engaged with media and technology.” We like to think that using your cell phone and a few social networks is a good thing — it might even be your homework.