This week, Louis and John look at the impact of working too many hours while in college. Research shows that working less than 15 hours a week can be positive in improving a student’s work ethic and time management skills, while providing useful contacts after he or she graduates. But working more than that can take a clear toll on students’ grades and their ability to graduate on time. We talk with EdSource senior correspondent Larry Gordon about the financial pressures facing many students which forces them into multiple and even full-time jobs, and with Elijah Surall, a Fresno State senior who has worked 30 to 50 hours a week in multiple on- and off-campus jobs.
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