Ivory Tower: Is college worth the cost?
Looking at TechCrunch and other successful entrepreneurs, I ask myself: “Why go to high school?” “Why go to college?”
“If I’m learning something i will never use, why learn it?”
Today I watched a documentary called Ivory Tower (recommended by one of my professors), addressing these very questions. Is education worth all the cost? This documentary really hit home for me, so I wrote up a tweetstorm about my thoughts and observations on the topic. That tweetstorm is as follows:
- Student loans have become insane. Schools give more financial aid, but doesn’t solve the problem of tuition rising. #IvoryTower
- This extreme cost of higher education makes people rightfully question the worth of going to college. #IvoryTower
- In Silicon Valley, some think they can use economies of scale to do more with less, while making a profit (MOOCs). #IvoryTower...
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