College Education is More Than Path to Wealth Alone

73f110779A good piece in The Atlantic on how high school students today believe a college education is purely a path to economic prosperity, not an opportunity to awaken intellectually.

The point is also made that this line of thought is prominent amongst lower-income students. I was one of these kids written about and it’s true. With a mother who has an eighth grade education, I did not reside in an affluent neighborhood growing up. So I fell into this trap as I entered college.

But after my initial two years of study at the University of Louisville, I found philosophy, media studies, and sociology, which were priceless in developing my critical thinking skills and have enriched my life immensely.

  Read Here.

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