Y'all see this Slate article?

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stocksly33
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Y'all see this Slate article?

Postby stocksly33 » Thu Oct 28, 2010 1:48 am


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kswiss
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Re: Y'all see this Slate article?

Postby kswiss » Thu Oct 28, 2010 2:00 am

That and about 1000 others.

I already started digging the hole, so I might as well shoot for the top and make the most of the situation. Those articles can either freak me out or motivate me more. Depends on the day.

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Re: Y'all see this Slate article?

Postby waitlisted1 » Thu Oct 28, 2010 2:40 am

Don't go into it for the money, that would be dumb.

Go into it because...what else are you going to do?

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Re: Y'all see this Slate article?

Postby MrKappus » Thu Oct 28, 2010 3:25 am

Operative snippet in that article: "He is one of dozens of law students who have gone public, very public, to chastise the schools they elected to attend for leaving them older and poorer."

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Re: Y'all see this Slate article?

Postby bigben » Thu Oct 28, 2010 3:51 am

kswiss wrote:That and about 1000 others.

I already started digging the hole, so I might as well shoot for the top and make the most of the situation. Those articles can either freak me out or motivate me more. Depends on the day.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunk_costs

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Re: Y'all see this Slate article?

Postby Amy wineBerry » Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:31 pm

So, this article is saying people are mad with the educational/career choices they decided to pursue? If this is the case, most people should be upset at virtually all undergrads since the bachelor's degree is now nothing more than a glorified high school diploma. I'm well aware of the risk I'm taking in life; I'm only hoping that I'm able to do all within my power coupled with a little luck to get things to work in my favor.

I'm not saying tuition isn't effin absurd, because it is. But doesn't everyone realize this? The fact I could potentially make 160K a year does not offset the fact I shelled out +100K for the degree.

Buyer's remorse is a real biatchhh




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