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More about the new college goal…

It was interesting from the last post, I got a question about which college I was thinking at going to. And I realized I was introducing my plan in a very soft and hidden fashion, because I am scared of it. When I say I want to go to “college.” I mean, I want that […]

Could you have passed?

8th grade final exam, circa 1895: http://people.moreheadstate.edu/fs/w.willis/eighthgrade.html

A degree isn’t worth what it used to be

“Over 317,000 waiters and waitresses have college degrees (over 8,000 of them have doctoral or professional degrees), along with over 80,000 bartenders, and over 18,000 parking lot attendants. All told, some 17,000,000 Americans with college degrees are doing jobs that the BLS says require less than the skill levels associated with a bachelor’s degree.” “… […]

Cool

If I haven’t shared before: http://www.khanacademy.org/ 1200+ concise youtube videos on everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, chemistry, biology and finance. All the university you wish you had had or payed attention too.

So… is it science?

I have a bachelor of science degree in media arts and design from a 2nd tier college in Virginia. In academic terms, that means I might be able to wipe my own ass if I was given sufficient instruction and supervision from a doctoral candidate in a respectable field. Since my start was in an […]