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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 / William J. Bennett, David Wilezol.

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  • ISBN: 9781595555717 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1595555714 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 19 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : THOMAS NELSON : 2013.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Tommy Cresswell.
Summary, etc.:
For many students, a bachelor's degree is considered the golden ticket to a more financially and intellectually fulfilling life. But the disturbing reality is that debt, unemployment, and politically charged pseudo learning are more likely outcomes for many college students today than full-time employment and time-honored knowledge. This raises the question: is college still worth it? Who is responsible for debt-saddled, undereducated students, and how do future generations of students avoid the same problems? In a time of economic uncertainty, what majors and schools will produce competitive graduates? Is College Worth It? uses personal experience, statistical analysis, and real-world interviews to provide answers to some of the most troubling social and economic problems of our time.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Education, Higher > United States.
Universities and colleges > United States.
College students > United States.
Educational planning > United States.

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