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RE: "Credentials are so 20th century" - "The degree is doomed" - Harvard Business Review
Subject:RE: "Credentials are so 20th century" - "The degree is doomed" - Harvard Business Review From:Michael Wyland <michael -at- sumptionandwyland -dot- com> To:techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Mon, 8 Dec 2014 20:45:21 +0000
I agree, and will add a couple of factors. The late '70s and early '80s saw two trends (among others) affecting college students and business: 1) the emergence of technology leading to a slimming down of middle management and general "skilled administration" positions typically populated with college graduates with liberal arts degrees; and 2) historically high student loan interest rates, which increased pressure on students, parents, and recent graduates to focus on education debt economically justified by postgraduate salary potential.
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