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Is college worth it? : a former United States Secretary of Education and a liberal arts graduate expose the broken promise of higher education

Author: William J Bennett; David Wilezol
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, [2013]
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In this book the author, a former Secretary of Education explores the answer to a critical question: Should we keep sending our kids to college? The American system of higher education comprises some of the best universities, teachers, and students the world has ever seen. Millions of students around the globe want nothing more in their life than to attend an American university. However, many of America's colleges  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Bennett; David Wilezol
ISBN: 9781595552792 1595552790
OCLC Number: 816032093
Description: xvi, 278 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The truth about college --
The borrowing binge --
Creating a financial monster --
So is it worth it? --
The lower side of higher ed --
With eyes wide-open --
Twelve hypothetical scenarios --
Schools worth attending.
Responsibility: William J. Bennett and David Wilezol.

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Who is responsible for debt-saddled, undereducated students, and how do future generations of students avoid the same problems? What majors and schools will produce competitive graduates? Is College  Read more...

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