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I Think College Is A Big Corporate Scam

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    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 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    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.
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M Oct 2, 2014

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    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

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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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I dropped out of college Pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea to prepare yourself for my past experience. Honestly I had no other choice nor any help. I guess you may say that I...
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    I am going into college again, this my third try I think at attempting to get something out of going to school instead of dropping out or not applying to go back. I am determined...
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    I have been married for less than a year. My wife is 50 and I am 51 and this is a second marriage for both of us. My wife has 2 kids, one a junior in college and one a senior in a...
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