I believe they want to do good, they are not malicious, they are not evil. I have friends in academia and hold them in very high regard. I have much respect for what they do. No buts!
The conversation about student loans cannot be had without a concomitant conversation about our institutions. I say the words “institutions” and “our” similar to public workers and the government. Who are they supposed to be working for? Serving?
The students, I say. I have met one, just one man that called out the University from within. His words are immortal to me. They spoke so very loudly to me as I sat there consuming the last bits that were my last year in graduate school. He used the following words to describe our degrees –
Upgraded (in a bad way)
Too much, too long (years of school)
When they pay based…
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