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The Higher-Ed Bubble is Bound to Burst

DirtyDaveyDownEast Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 10:41 AM
Specific trainin' won't help if we don't change tha people doin' tha teachin', I mean brainwashin'. As long as we allow those doin' tha teachin', I mean brainwashin', to remain in charge of curriculum all we'll have is graduates of specific brainwashin'. Ayah!
inkling_revival Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 10:44 AM
Your sound observation is obscured by your feigned, folksy style. Just saying.
"If you want to go to college," my mother said, "you'll have to get a scholarship."

Luckily, I did. I was admitted to George Washington University, which generously awarded me a grant covering the full cost of my tuition. To the best of my recollection, that sum was $2,400 in 1975, the year I entered GW. To pay for my other expenses there were several forms of need-based financial aid, and I received what is now called a Pell Grant and a subsidized work/study job on campus.

Adjusted for inflation, the $2,400 GW charged for tuition...