posted on Jan, 15 2009 @ 10:21 PM
Originally posted by Bellus55
Sometimes I think going to University is a waste. ... What do you guys think?
I think that going to a University if the world DOESN'T end is a waste. There are 5 exceptions to that: 1) If you are going to be a doctor of some
kind 2) If you are going to be an accountant, 3) If you are going to be a lawyer, 4) If you are going to be a teacher (only because it is required by
law in most places), 4) If you can pay for it with cash.
I would advise young people to find what they like to do, learn how to make money at it, and start a business doing it. If someone had told me that
right out of high school, and I had followed that advice instead of going to college, I would be retired by now.
Think of it this way, if it costs you $5,000 a semester, that's $10,000 a year, or $40,000 over 4 years. (Not even remotely considered an expensive
school). That's about 40% of the cost of a house in most rural areas in the United States.
"Education" is now a scam in the United States.
Besides, think how much less money they would have if Bill Gates, Michael Dell, or Larry Ellison had actually finished college, instead of droping
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