articles tagged: college degrees
the absurd post-college guessing game
# education

the absurd post-college guessing game

American higher education is no longer just problematic. It's a Kafkaesque maze where almost every turn leads somewhere you don't want to be.

should you really consider a foreign university?
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should you really consider a foreign university?

If you're going to attend a foreign college, make sure you know what you're getting into and pick your host country wisely.

why a phd may just not be worth it, redux
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why a phd may just not be worth it, redux

In computer science, a PhD offers fewer jobs for slightly more money and fewer opportunities for growth.

why we need to rethink higher ed once again
# education

why we need to rethink higher ed once again

In light of eye-opening reports about higher ed, Americans need to start asking themselves a fundamental question: how many people really need to go to college?

go to college, get a degree, and then what?
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go to college, get a degree, and then what?

A study of over 2,000 students found some very disturbing facts about the American college system.

the right and wrong reasons to study computers
# tech

the right and wrong reasons to study computers

Regardless of what you may have heard, computer science will not make you a better writer or communicator.

how to highlight colleges’ existential dilemma
# education

how to highlight colleges’ existential dilemma

Humanities scholars are still on a campaign to discourage the rise in STEM and vocational majors.

is it time to rethink what we mean by higher ed?
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is it time to rethink what we mean by higher ed?

College education seems due for an overhaul and the first step may be admitting that not everyone needs it.

an example of really, really bad college advice
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an example of really, really bad college advice

As more Americans are rethinking the value of a college education, some humanities scholars are advocating not just more college, but the least employable majors possible.

badmouthing college, the start of a trend?
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badmouthing college, the start of a trend?

Hedge fund manager James Altucher has a radical solution to college debt and degrees with little utility in the job market. Just don't go to college. But is that a realistic option?

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