I Think College Is A Big Corporate Scam

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    Can Anyone Say Earning A Degree Made A Difference In Their Life? (corporate Politics Aside)

    I understand studying can pay off (not will), degrees can (not guarantee) help with acquiring a new job or advancement within a company. However, not every position, not every profession puts so much weight on a degree unless the work requires very special expertise that can't be...
    knightsire knightsire
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 15, 2012

    Too True

    This group definitely embodies an opinion I have. Needless to say I dropped out of college my sophmore year.  I was studying electrical engineering, but college would never explicitly tell me how to make a car run on water, and no company is hiring graduated engineers for doing...
    Jacob1080David Jacob1080David
    26-30, M
    6 Responses Oct 3, 2011

    Education grooms you to fit into a role

    as a drone. Life is just a hamster wheel until you die.
    Brightfuture99 Brightfuture99
    31-35, F
    Oct 1, 2014

    Medieval

    It has to be remembered what a University is and how it came about and why. The first universities were really glorified libraries; books were rare in medieval Europe because they took years to write out by hand and so they were hard and expensive to acquire. Universities were...
    Ketsan Ketsan
    31-35, M
    7 Responses Jan 18, 2012

    Should I Chase My Dreams?

    I'm a big fan of Astronomy since I was a kid and now, it's becoming hard for me because I also want to pursue that dream... yet there are a lot of hindrance. Right now, I'm taking up Entrepreneurial Management in one of the universities here in my country. I also have an interest...
    AnimeShugosha AnimeShugosha
    18-21, F
    Aug 29, 2013

    Has become, it is not about education.

    It is not about learning, growing or exploring. You are taught largely, what used to be taught in High school, undergrad at least. High School Should be where you are ready to work in todays society, with a well rounded education in practical subjects. Everybody to college...
    xxorama xxorama
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 4, 2015

    Dear Abby,

    I applied for a job as a dish washer "technician", but was told I needed a Master's degree in waste management. I then applied for a job to mop floors but alas, I needed 4 years of schooling on how to "not slip and die," otherwise known as "janitorial skills." My last...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Oct 3, 2011

    It costs $140 to just apply

    for university. You can only apply to three programs though. Every additional program costs $50. Then when you start you have to pay thousands of dollars in tuition each semester. You also have to pay thousands each semester for your textbooks. If you decide to live in a dorm or...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2015

    With my college my teachers were to help us

    find a job. Instead we had to find jobs on our own. Not very happy with them at all.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 2, 2014

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    18-21, M
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    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 21
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    Grrlpeach Grrlpeach
    13-15, F
    Apr 21
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    46-50, F
    Apr 20
    I like a man with a big goofy smile.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 19
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    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    Apr 19
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    burpfartlover69 burpfartlover69
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 18
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 18
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    ebolarama ebolarama
    26-30, M
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    helpmegetfatter helpmegetfatter
    18-21, F
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    26-30, F
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    GentleReader GentleReader
    16-17, M
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    sterlingredjack sterlingredjack
    18-21, M
    Apr 16
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    ccaston ccaston
    51-55
    Apr 16
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    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
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    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel
    22-25, M
    Apr 16
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    SonofPaddy121 SonofPaddy121
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 15
    SHES IN CHARGE OF 5K SCAM SHE MUST NEED THE MONEY
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    51-55, F
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    18-21, F
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    Adriannalovelife1 Adriannalovelife1
    22-25, T
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    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy
    36-40, M
    Apr 13
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    Obliterati Obliterati
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
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    Nick8876 Nick8876
    18-21, M
    Apr 12
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    FieryWolf FieryWolf
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 11
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    jupitercx jupitercx
    18-21, F
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 11
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    Msprissy Msprissy
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
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    22-25, F
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    18-21, F
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    16-17, F
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 9
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    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    you give me the blues big head,but i love you
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 8
    any ladies into big guys wanna chat hit me up I'm always up for a good chat
    teddybear978 teddybear978
    26-30, M
    Apr 8
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    22-25, F
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    26-30
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    simplysusan01 simplysusan01
    46-50, F
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    Lonely270 Lonely270
    56-60, M
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 5
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 5
    Sometimes you can be so ignorant and bigoted while other times insightful and understanding.
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 4
    I mean I'm glad I'm getting an education but is it supposed to be so boring? Isn't college the time of finding out who you are? While getting your degree. Obviously
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 4
    what's your college like, as far as teachers, dorms, food/cafe, people, and over all experience (remember college is what you make it)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 4
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    26-30
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