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Another Person Sees that Higher Ed Has Been Oversold



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Law professor Kenneth Anderson, writing at Volokh Conspiracy, suggests that the great disparity between costs and benefits of college might give rise to a new profession — consultants who would specialize in telling students and parents whether projected college/career plans would work out or not. Lively comments.

If this gets any traction, it probably won’t be long before some university begins a program for credentialing people who want to go into the field of advising people on the question of the return on investment of college degrees.



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