Daily Archives:January 28th, 2003

A warning for the UK

[Original Link] Surveys in todays New York Times report that only a little over half of US students reckon that the loans they had to take out for their education were worth it.

“Indebtedness was becoming more and more of an issue,” said William Wright-Swadel, director of career services at Harvard. “We kept hearing, `I’m going to go work in industry for a few years, then I will return to what I care about.’ Frankly I’m not sure how many of them were able to make the return trip.”

Soon education will be the reward for those who have already had a successful career, rather than the means for achieving one.

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