One size fits all? Of course it doesn’t. Yeesh. I didn’t just fall off a turnip truck, you know. There are multiple ways to get a college degree….
All? All? For most of us it is a foregone conclusion that everyone should aspire to and attain a college degree, by whatever method works best for them. Attaining the degree may be two years at a community college, transfer to a 4 year institution; or, 4 years at the best your loan can cover and the outcome degree finance…
Why should everyone attain a college degree? To maximize their income potential, of course!
What is a college degree? A commodity which helps me maximize my income potential… WHERE is this tedious blog post going?
No, no, no… there is a human spirit, a LIFE, at stake. To maximize a life, there are certain attributes individuals could choose to foster for which the traditional process of gaining a college degree may actually be detrimental. And oddly, horribly, for some individuals the valued attribute of “a love of learning” will be killed by the traditional process of gaining a college degree.
SHAME ON US!
Especially in an age where technology now supports so many different lines of inquiry, so many different methods of learning and even gaining practical expertise about almost anything.