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What was your college experience like?

I'm just trying to learn a little more about the whole college experience. I want to become a scientist someday, but I'm lacking faith in any institutions of learning beyond high school. In high school I took tough classes, and learned skills that have helped me a lot. Also, I've been able to get most jobs I want. It feels like there is a major over-emphasis of higher education. All these people with degrees and no jobs. That kind of makes me upset. I have attended college and because I moved had to put it on hold. I now realize that the degree I was pursuing would make me no money. What is the point of offering degrees if people never get to use them to get a job? Are there people who are ok with spending tons of money on degrees that don't repay you in dollar bills? Also, how much is college like a party? Is it pretty much like high school but just more people? What was your college experience like?

Asked By: - 2/17/2013
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I worked full-time while in school full-time -- I graduated debt-free --- I did not have time to party or do any of those things because my time-management was critically important... More
Answered By: Achelios - 2/17/2013
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I just remembered to not let my studies interfere with my education and not put my heart before the course.
Answered By: Eva - 2/17/2013
 
I really think that it would be beneficial to you to re consider higher education. Sure times are tough, therefore there are people with degrees who are unemployed. However, if you got a college degree you still have a headstart above the rest. You are not going to get to be a scientist without it. Plus I am in college... More
Answered By: the Blender is a hummin with anticipation... - 2/17/2013
 
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