This was bound to happen with the massive push to get everybody and their cousin to attend college.
More students are in debt than ever before thanks to outrageous tuition and because of the glut of graduates the jobs dont pay nearly what they were
What was once a special sign that you've gone above and beyond is now as ordinary as finishing high school.
Consider the consistent dropping of standards and a bachelors degree is basically the new high school diploma. It just costs $30K to get.