What's Education Really For?

“One could spend less time and money and gain employable skills in other ways. Too many people who do not really value learning or respect academic accomplishments are in college classrooms, and this cheapens the experience for everyone…. [O]nly go to college if you really want to become an educated person.|That means learning to use your intellect and engage in critical thinking in whatever discipline of study you undertake. If a good job happens to follow, that is good luck and wonderful. If not…” Carol HoldenWhat’s Education Really For?The Pittsburgh Channel)