Talented, motivated, creative people tend to earn more than their peers throughout life. In today’s world, they’re also more likely to complete college. Colleges, for obvious reasons, claim that they make all the difference.Listen well, my seniors.
There’s a similar difference in earnings between Brooklynites who work in Manhattan and Brooklynites who work in Brooklyn.
For some people in some careers, some colleges may be worth the price they charge. But millions of other people are paying more than quadruple what their parents paid 25 years ago (plus inflation) for a vague credential, not much knowledge or skills, and a crippling amount of debt.
Friday, August 26, 2011
Labels: College Prep
Posted by Curmudgeon at Friday, August 26, 2011