Archive for 9, August 2010

Higher education: bubble, bubble, toil and trouble

Posted in army life, politcs, rankers, Uncategorized, War On Terror with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on 9, August 2010 by chockblock

I entered college in the 1990’s. Yes I was a slacker. When I finally graduated in 1999 I though it would be easy for me to get a job. Boy was I mistaken. I wound up in the army due to problems shopping around a resume that mostly had time in school. Time I needed to get my graduate degree (that I never finished).

I should have just gone into the workforce. I’d have been happier and would have had $$$.

Glen Reynolds writes about the bubble in higher ed and the correction soon to follow:

My reasoning was simple enough: Something that can’t go on forever, won’t. And the past decades’ history of tuition growing much faster than the rate of inflation, with students and parents making up the difference via easy credit, is something that can’t go on forever. Thus my prediction that it won’t.
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