Government is the problem!
All these easy loans and grants the government is handing out is what is driving up the cost of education and simultaneously making a lowly bachelors as useless as a high school diploma.
Exclusivity is what made a college degree important. Hand them out to everyone and they become worthless.
And the other "occupation type" courses were supportive but not practical.
We need trade colleges or work/college programs.
37 percent of employed graduates didnt need to attend college at all to successfully perform their current jobs
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How many of them needed the college degree to get the job?
Victory of Prof’s need to earn over students’ need to earn.
1. stocks crashed
2. land values crashed
3. Lib Arts Univ. system currently crashing
THere are only a few professions that you “need” an undergraduate degree for. Engineering, Physician, Research Scientist, Biologist etc. being a few.
I was told to “just get that piece of paper”
so I did
I tell others to “just get that piece of paper”
because that’s what society dictates, you most likely won’t learn anything you couldn’t learn on your own.
A high school degree is worthless, a college degree is barely worth a high school degree of decades ago.
I was told that in the early 80’s and glad I have my little piece of soon-to-be worthless paper.
My Jobs out of college never required a 4 year degree - but it helped tremendously in getting those jobs.
Time for my Masters?
I guess that would include Daily Caller founder Tucker Carlson. He’s got a degree in history.
That’s OK. More than 37% don’t even have an education.
And the study was probably skewed to show as low of a percentage as possible. See the likely subjective ones who did it.
Push that a RN needs a BA...when a AS in Nursing was just fine.
Plenty of other examples.....
It's all about $$$ for the E.E.C. ( Education Establishment Complex )
And considering "teachers" are mainly Union...they have their "supporter's" in D.C.