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College is a scam! DON"T MISS

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posted on Sep, 14 2016 @ 12:21 AM
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a reply to: Aazadan

It's free and it gives me incentive to study. I was putting fifty to sixty hours a week in between doing the classes, communicating with the people, and doing side research on the subjects. No incentive and I would just be watching TV or doing facebook or something. I am glad I don't put in seventy to eighty hours a week reading research anymore, I did that for years.

I could never go back to school and only study one author or professors opinion of a subject. I believed in that crap for many years, when you look at something from all sides it is easier to find the truth and to determine alternate ways of addressing the subject. I do not like being limited by consensus of the time. I wish I could drop about twenty five points of IQ so I could get down to about one forty. Maybe even fifty points, people at about one fifteen are a lot of fun.




posted on May, 17 2017 @ 11:39 AM
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Despite the education is a really resource-intensive thing, it allows you to get the best employment opportunities. I can not agree more studying is really hard sometimes, so why not to find out more? There are some services like essayshark that could minimize your stress and make your college life easier



posted on Jun, 23 2017 @ 02:46 AM
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The video is now unavailable. I just graduated from a fairly large, well renowned research university. I can tell you wholeheartedly that college is indeed a scam. Maybe one day I'll have a different perspective, but I doubt it. I'm tending to believe the whole system has been maintained and funded to pull the creme de la creme de la creme out from the top to go work for the government and private sector in cahoots with the government.

www.nasa.gov...

Just look at their bios. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Your background doesn't matter, they just care to see if you had the aptitude, commitment, and drive to get the piece of paper. Maybe a lot of these people who don't give back to the system want to keep it as hard as possible for people to succeed to ensure they only get the ones with resilience. Or maybe they just don't care or think of the significance at all which would be even more scary.



posted on Jul, 27 2017 @ 05:56 AM
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posted on Oct, 23 2017 @ 02:23 AM
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posted on Jan, 26 2018 @ 07:44 AM
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Everyone has the right to decide if they need higher education or not. I think that a person has a lot more chances to get a good job having a college diploma than the one passing to online courses.


If you don't have a good business idea after having listened to all the online courses, you will still need a college diploma to get a job you are dreaming of. Mark Zuckerberg proves this concept dropping out of Harvard.
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posted on Feb, 6 2018 @ 06:28 PM
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I didn't get an opportunity to watch the video yet. However, whether or not higher education is a scam, is for others to decide. I only went to one year of college due to lack of money and have been working the past years in computers, starting first with servers, then to network OS like Winblows and Netware and Banyan. Now I am in networks and work for a very large company -- all with no college degree. I have paid for training and learned on my own to get multiple certifications to have the required "check marks" on my resume, again, all without the degree or the large costs associated with it.

I happened to catch a few episodes of This Old House on PBS I believe recently and was very happy to see a program they have setup to help younger people and teens get into trades work like electrical, HVAC, renovation, etc. I wish I had followed something like this when I was younger as I would prefer to be outdoors and working with my hands. I believe this is a great idea, and there is plenty of good money to be made in these professions. The link below is what I could find on this after a quick search. I really like the idea.

Again, I haven't watched the video, but the subject of the original post caught my eye, and I think there are many other options than just going to college and getting loaded up with debt.

www.thisoldhouse.com...



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