Is college a big waste of time and money? It depends

Interesting article: Everything Wrong with College And that’s how you end up with doctors being forced to endure 14 years of schooling. Hard to open a little family practice and provide cheap care when you’re 160 thousand dollars in debt. It’s become pretty fashionable these…

Solving the Student Loan/Debt Crisis: A Plan That Can Work

On sites like Reddit, 4chan, and College Confidential, stories of college graduates saddled with piles of debt and poor job prospects, are becoming commonplace: Many on the ‘left’ (and I say ‘left’ because it’s mainly democrats who raise this issue) complain about student loan debt…

Fixing the Student Loan Debt Crisis and Reforming Edcuation

From Demos: Why Education Does Not Fix Poverty The author lists some reasons why poverty has not fallen in spite of the US population becoming more educated: First, handing out more high school and college diplomas doesn’t magically create more good-paying jobs. When more credentials…

The Daily View: Math Resurgence, Economic Growth, Student Loans

The Math Revolution:The number of American teens who excel at advanced math has surged. This agree with earlier posts I have written countering the commonly held belief that America is ‘dumbing down’, when in fact it may not be. It also agrees with posts about…

#Nationaloffendacollegestudentday

#Nationaloffendacollegestudentday is going viral on Imgur and Twitter. These tweets are great; here are some: As part of the post-2013 SJW backlash, smart millennials on Reddit, Imgur, 4chan and elsewhere are disabusing the leftist lies told to them by their parents, teachers, and clergy. No,…

The Daily View: Elite Colleges Should Abolish Tuition; Apprenticeships

From Unz:Our Elite Colleges Should Abolish Tuition Although Harvard is widely known as one of America’s oldest and most prestigious colleges, that public image is outdated. Over the last couple of decades, the university has transformed itself into one of the world’s largest hedge-funds, with…

Breaking the Tuition Feedback Loop

From Aaron Clarey: On Reddit, 4chan, the blogospehre, and on Youtube, there are three ‘great debates’ that have been raging since 2013: SJWs/Gawker vs. Redpill/PUA/MRA/Gamergate, the largest most heated of the three, is an internet version of the age-old left vs. right schism, but the…

We’re Making Life Too Hard for Millennials

From Steven Rattner of the NY Times: We’re Making Life Too Hard for Millennials TO some, millennials — those urban-dwelling, ride-sharing indefatigable social networkers — are engaged, upbeat and open to change. To others, they are narcissistic, lazy and self-centered. Saddled with debt and thin…

Countering Flawed Arguments of the Anti-College Movement

There are good arguments against going to college, namely the leftist bias and the possibility of accumulating a lot of debt for a degree that has little earning power, but there are two dubious premises perpetuated by anti-college movement: 1. That a college degree is…