Is there too much emphasis placed on a college degree in our culture?
In our modern age of information where everything you could ever dream about learning can be connected to through the internet and online databases, why is there so much emphasis placed on a college education in our culture?
Today and into the future, a decent college education and the degree it confers are becoming ever more essential to a comfortable life. read more
I don't think so. Completing a college degree is a feat in and of itself. It tells employers that you can achieve a goal and likely have a higher level of education than those that did not attend college. I know some people are questioning the worth of college degree since college grads are often burdened with a lot of debt. However, when you consider the much lower unemployment rate for college grads than those who did not go to college, it makes getting a college degree appear to be a sound economic decision.
by PaulStaley1 2 years ago
Is a college degree a measure of intelligence?I don't have a degree. Because of that I think I have a chip on my shoulder. I see so many people out there with degrees that are just plain morons. I think, nowadays more then ever, it is more about money, and showing your...
by Earl S. Wynn 2 years ago
Does having a college degree make you smarter or merely more skilled?
by globaltechsource 2 years ago
Average tuition at four-year public colleges in the U.S. climbed 6.5 percent, or $429, to $7,020 this fall as schools apologetically passed on much of their own financial problems, according to an annual report from the College Board, released Tuesday. At private colleges, tuition rose 4.4 percent,...
by Riece 2 years ago
The common wisdom is that you should go to college, get a good education, and find a job afterwards and you will be financially successful. Isn't that an outdated concept? The average college grad is unemployed for two years after graduation, and when I went to teller training a month after I...
by Ray Iron 22 months ago
ABSOLUTELY NOT!!! Ability and social skills are BY FAR the most important in getting a good job. Steve Jobs dropped out of college, and look how he prospered! There is a long list of people who have done this - dropped out of high school, even! On the other hand, there is also a...
by whitney_185 7 years ago
I went to school, one year taking random classes trying to find an area I was interested in, one year getting all of my education hours for a license when I thought I found what I was interested in. Turns out, I wasn't all that interested. Not sure what I want to do next, but I don't think college...
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