Investing four years in obtaining an undergraduate degree can seem like an overwhelming task, especially with the current state of the U.S. economy. In addition to the time commitment, the financial burden of this investment is enough to sway many young adults away from the idea. But does the investment eventually payoff, either with a competitive salary or a promising career path? The answer is yes, but the real problem now lies with retention rates. According to national statistics, only 50 percent of students in the United States who enroll in postsecondary education actually end up completing their degree program. So the question remains, how can we ensure that these students will actually stick it out and earn their degrees?