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This was the same with me when I was in school

Contributed by Violetta Gir

Hahah this guy really deserves an A for creativity!

Contributed by Violetta Gir

One day can break your life

Contributed by Violetta Gir

Freshman year is the most exciting one

Contributed by Violetta Gir

Uphill Both Ways

Not to mention it was 20 miles, barefoot.

Contributed by Tori Griffin

Hahahha this is just made my day)

Contributed by Violetta Gir

How most Kids Feel About Going Back to School

Contributed by Alyssa Edwards

Wise beyond his years

Contributed by Lois Tan

Rebecca Mead's New Yorker Article "Learning by Degrees" a response to a current debate about the worth of college and higher learning. Mead argues that earning a degree has some intangible benefits and should not be measured by the cost of tuition or monetary gain. I do not agree with her opposition that obtaining a degree is no longer economical. I agree with Mead that universities offer more than monetary benefits. However I do believe that the reason why most people choose to go to college is because they want a career that offers a sufficient income, so I think Mead is unrealistic to say that earning a degree should not be measure by economic benefits, it should be measured by a combination of monetary and intangible advantages.

Contributed by Kandi Smith