Re: (Non)Degreed and insulted!!

Subject: Re: (Non)Degreed and insulted!!
From: Valerie Archambeau <varchamb -at- MIDWAY -dot- UCHICAGO -dot- EDU>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 1994 16:59:30 -0600

>Personally, I've always felt that the piece of paper colleges hand out in
>exchange for a lot of money and staying alive for four years to be vastly
>overrated. There's nothing in their curriculum which anyone with a little
>desire cannot learn on their own, and probably faster, and I get a little
>twitchy when someone suggests that because they sat in a classroom for four
>years their skills are by definition superior to someone who has not. But
>that's a subject for another list.


I thought there was a little more to getting a degree than not dying.

Valerie Archambeau
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Arts
-- Valerie Archambeau
Information Management Specialist
Academic Information Technologies
University of Chicago

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