College may not be all it’s hyped to be

George Leef of the Pope Center of Higher Education Policy in Raleigh, North Carolina in the link below explains why a college “education” needs serious evaluation before it is assumed to be the path to success in the world of work.

The problem for employees and employers alike rests on the dubious assumption that those with diplomas from academia are naturally better qualified than those without the “credentials.”

http://www.popecenter.org/commentaries/article.html?id=3151

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About R. E. Smith Jr.

Mr. Smith writes essays and commentary on politics, American history, environment, higher education and culture. He's been published in print media and at blog sites for about 25 years. Smith's formal education includes B.S. and M.S. degrees from the State University of New York and Syracuse University. He has earned a 21-credit hour Certificate in Professional Writing from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Training/work experience: NYS Ranger School; U. S. Army, Corp of Engineers; soil scientist and forester with USDA; Assoc. Professor at SUNY; real estate agent; small business owner.
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