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originally posted by: seasonal
a reply to: toysforadults
Everything that can be exploited is being exploited. Medical insurance-property tax-public schools always need more$$S-and of course colleges are designed to get the absolute most $$$$ out of people (18-19 years old) who have no idea of the sh-storm they are getting themselves into.
Let's face it-every single thing that is required to be "successful" is pegged at 7,000 RPM and the engine is about to blow. If "they" can milk you for it they are. I hope this all works out, but.....
originally posted by: rickymouse
Employers used to train the workers before. The worker started out at a reduced wage and worked their way up to the top pay within four or five years. But the workers got paid for learning. I trained quite a few workers in my life, They went on to other jobs with a good reference.
Our society has turned sideways now, I do not know how that could possibly happen, most of the things kids go college for could be learned on the job. I think that the Education field is poisoning our youngs minds, not everyone needs to go to college. You just need to learn proper work ethics when you are done, they do not teach that in school evidently.
originally posted by: DAVID64
a reply to: toysforadults
Would you want a surgeon operating on you that was doing on the job training? That's about the degree of complexity we're talking here. If he were going to be a welder or something like that, I'd say fine, but a Nuclear Engineer?
It's juuust a bit more than "getting talked at and then reading a book".
originally posted by: Aazadan
I'm of the opinion that you shouldn't be allowed into college until you're 25 or older and have some life experience. 18 year olds are completely clueless, and really don't understand debt, or what they want to do in life.
originally posted by: toysforadults
College has become the #1 barrier to Americans in order to enter into middle to high middle class lifestyles.
originally posted by: NoCorruptionAllowed
Another problem that I have first hand experience and debt with is that our government is subsidizing scam universities. Ones with obsolete curriculum. It should be a crime and felony fraud convictions should have already happened.
originally posted by: VekTorVik
a reply to: Boomy327
I find that hard to believe. I don't know what type of engineering degree your friend has, but we can't get people fast enough. And that notion is expressed from other companies in the same industry. They are all feeling a lack of man power.