My Rant On Formal Education

YES THIS

Thought Catalog

While on the F Line in San Francisco, I overheard a man telling a stranger he had just met how “You need to go to college in this day in age. With this economy, there isn’t any way you’re going to find a job and make any money without a college degree.  What are you going to do? Work in a coffee shop? They don’t make any money.” This struck a nerve with me.

I hate when people tell other people what they can or can’t do — that they have to do this, in order to accomplish that.  We should all know by now that there is no set formula for success.  Of course there are formulas to accomplish certain tasks and goals which have been proven to work. But success itself cannot be converted into a simple equation simply because its definition is different to each and every person.

Yes, education is…

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