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Higher Education?: How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids---and What We Can Do About It

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  • Posted August 16, 2010

    Kinda useless

    It was overly simplistic and useless, as far as I am concerned. The thing that really bugged me was their approach to education as just another commodity. These two authors whine for 300 pages about the colleges selling us, the customers, a bad product for a lot of money. Well, if it were that simple.. it's a free market system, people. If a school found a way to offer great education on a cheap, they'd be swamped with applications. To capitalize on that success, those colleges would increase their enrollment. Then their classes would become overcrowded, they would have to initiate new construction (money!) and they would have to hire more cheap faculty (to keep the costs down), probably new PhDs from those "PhD factories". Many of those suckers may not be native English speakers, but that doesn't mean that they can't speak decent English, by the way (those two white New Yorkers are real snobs that way, bordering on racist).

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    Posted August 26, 2010

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