Does College = Success?

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Jeremy Boreing, co-founder of The Daily Wire, doesn’t have a college degree. Neither do Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, or a host of other innovators who have shaped our contemporary world. Which begs an important question: Is a college degree really necessary for success?
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Script:
Maybe the dumbest thing you can do is to go to the place that’s supposed to make you smart. That would be…college.
Now, perhaps I’m biased. I don’t have a college degree-although I employ a lot of people who do, and from some of the most prestigious universities in the country.
I made a conscious choice. I had clear career ambitions and I didn’t see how a college degree was going to get me there. In retrospect, I’m confident I made the right decision.
I’m the co-founder and co-CEO of a company called The Daily Wire. We publish news and commentary from a conservative point of view. We have well over 100 employees and an audience which numbers in the millions every single day.
Now, I don’t have a problem if you go to college. It’s a free country. Do what you want. But the idea that somehow college is the great pathway to success and fulfillment-that I don’t buy.
The left takes a different view. They are obsessed with higher education. To them, it’s a human right. And they want it to be free-which just means paid for by people like me-for anyone who’s eighteen and can breathe.
That makes perfect sense from their point of view. One, the idea is a big winner among young people, a critical voting bloc. Who doesn’t want something for nothing-especially something that costs more than a Ferrari?
And two, colleges exist to do one thing: create conformity of thought. And since college professors and administrators overwhelmingly lean left, it’s a pretty good bet most of their students will as well.
But I’m being unfair, you say.
After all, we live in a knowledge-based world. And America isn’t making the grade. Don’t you know we rank 13th in the world in reading, 18th in science literacy, and a pitiful 37th in math? To which I say, “so what?”
It wasn’t Singapore that split the atom, or Estonia that mapped the human genome. America is #1 in Nobel Prizes awarded, #1 in scientific citations issued, #1 in popular entertainment, and #1 in technological advancement.
In short, America creates almost everything. Even what other countries manufacture was probably invented by an American. Which is why we’re also the #1 economy in the world-by far.
And who made this possible?
Well, here are the names of just a few of the individuals who pretty much invented the modern world: Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Michael Dell, and Larry Ellison.
None of them has a college degree.
Many of the CEOs who run the companies they created do have college degrees. But the founders do not. What they do have are things colleges can’t teach you: curiosity, ambition, and a willingness to fail. Those qualities almost guarantee success. A college diploma doesn’t.
Want to build an airplane? Engineers educated in aerodynamics are handy to have on your team. Want to invent the airplane? Well, you’re better off finding a couple of restless bicycle repairmen. That’s what the Wright brothers were.
It’s not that colleges aren’t teaching; it’s that too often they’re teaching the wrong things. Or they’re teaching right things the wrong way.
Tech-entrepreneur David Gelernter says, “The thing I don’t look for in a developer is a degree in computer science…” Quite a statement from a man who teaches computer science at Yale.
Tech billionaire and co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, actually pays people not to go college.
Thiel and Gelernter understand that colleges are factories, and like all factories, they want to produce a consistent product. That means producing people who all think alike.
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deepstrasz
deepstrasz 19 цагийн өмнө
Tell that to chemistry, medicine, physics laureates and the like.
FriscoRiot
FriscoRiot 4 өдрийн өмнө
None of them *have* a college degree.
Nigel Tan
Nigel Tan 4 өдрийн өмнө
This is such an Americacentric view of College education.
GamingThisEra
GamingThisEra 7 өдрийн өмнө
a finished college student is a good worker I guess
GamingThisEra
GamingThisEra 7 өдрийн өмнө
thank you Tony Stark
The_Blazer
The_Blazer 7 өдрийн өмнө
TL;DR Don't go to college if the job you want to do doesn't require a degree. Like, no sh*t, if you're going to use some cushy investment money to start a conservative-funded website, no education needed. I wonder if this guy knows that most people don't have such opportunities, though.
LNY
LNY 7 өдрийн өмнө
I regret going to college! Do not go, please.
XerRact 11
XerRact 11 11 өдрийн өмнө
Leftist take gender studies and women's studies so they could get a PhD and add doctor in front of thier name while being 50k in debt
Justin Kakara
Justin Kakara 15 өдрийн өмнө
am in college learning Electrical Engineering.....this slaps me hard.
Matthew Garland
Matthew Garland 16 өдрийн өмнө
I see my college degrees as a key. It is designed to unlock doors that I cannot open. Of course you do not need a key for an open door or a career opportunity presented before you go to college. Also, the key won’t unlock the door by itself. You have to use the key to unlock the door and you have to step through the door, the key won’t carry you. I work a full-time job, part-time job, watch kids while my wife works full-time, and I am in school online. I’ve got a bachelor’s in business and working on a Masters of Organizational Leadership. It’s my hope having these keys will open doors, even door I have yet to encounter.
Marcus Bowman
Marcus Bowman 18 өдрийн өмнө
So collage is more of an indoctrination facility rather than an education facility to help pursue your dream career. The education system is rigged.
Pett Dan
Pett Dan 19 өдрийн өмнө
I usually like your videos but on this I have to disagree completely. OK, I‘m German, so my point of view may differ from the states. But here in Germany a proper degree is almost everything when it comes to being successful at work. The higher the education the better. You get jobs easier, you get more pay, and you get jobs at higher positions. For many companies a university’s degree is a must have to even have a chance of employment. Without it they won’t even give you a chance to explain yourself. This matters also for entrepreneurs because you have to start somewhere. And that is probably a regular daytime job as an employee and not as an entrepreneur with the young age of 19. So at least in Germany all my experience and all the studies Tell the exact opposite: the higher the education the better. Especially for joe average.
DList Lover
DList Lover 20 өдрийн өмнө
Is anyone talking about the CSU and UC systems being sued due to price gouging students during Covid-19? CSUDH in particular is one school that continued to charge full tuition throughout 2020 for services and on-campus instruction not received. Not to mention they put additional requirements and more fees in place for graduating students knowing that students are unable to meet requirements from the impact of Covid-19 to fulfill those very requirements. This is happening all over California and the Nation. Here's a link for the story: blog.counselfinancial.com/california-college-refunds-from-institutions?fbclid=IwAR2gIL1SPVDhn96WVYxuDfAwej3RdE_2ixgLTwL-_ilYzOeEHlqbFutNmWw And Links for Pending Cases due to Covid: leftcoastlaw.com/cvclassaction-2/ www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/board-of-trustees/past-meetings/2020/Documents/July-21-22-FULL-AGENDA.pdf www.csudh.edu/Assets/csudh-sites/faculty-affairs/docs/forms-and-documents/Legal%20Hold%20--Student%20Refund%20Lawsuits%20Information.pdf
Prosper withCJ
Prosper withCJ 26 өдрийн өмнө
Robert kiyosaki- why A students work for C students
Moana Bell
Moana Bell 26 өдрийн өмнө
Ooh I was cool with Prager till watching this. It’s laughable.
Wyatt Olsen
Wyatt Olsen 27 өдрийн өмнө
In grad school right now......
Ashley Chicka
Ashley Chicka Сарын өмнө
if wat ur saying is true, then I hope to see us DECOUPLE from China
Robert Mitchell
Robert Mitchell Сарын өмнө
College is like a religion in America, where all their students have to believe in the same God.
KRAZe4KiCKS
KRAZe4KiCKS Сарын өмнө
I think it really just depends on the type of career you want to have
Kevin Lafayette
Kevin Lafayette Сарын өмнө
America "number 1" in Nobel prizes? Is that the same one they gave to Yasser Arafat, and Obama? Hard pass.
Theresa N
Theresa N Сарын өмнө
“It’s hardly essential for economic success, not for the individual, not for the nation......” Then please explain to me why: “Men with graduate degrees earn 1.5 million more in median lifetime earnings than high school graduates. Women with graduate degrees earn 1.1 million more” - taken from the Social Security Administration - Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis - Research Summaries Proportionately there will be more people WORKING for the Bill Gates of the world than there will BE new Bill Gates’.
Eddie Money
Eddie Money Сарын өмнө
I was forced to read Marxist, socialist, and many other anti-capitalist materials while in my college. I was a brainwashed tool coming out of college and it really hurt me early on bc i had no idea how the real world worked. Thank goodness real life experiences have turned me fiscally conservative
Sof HL
Sof HL Сарын өмнө
I do agree with this view, BUT what can one do when a college degree is MANDATORY to apply to jobs? Particularly in Europe, we can’t even apply to play as a musician in an Italian orchestra without having a degree... do you really think a degree makes you a better musician? However, without it we just can’t access the work opportunities that are essential for us to grow.
Brother Mormon
Brother Mormon Сарын өмнө
I tried college for three years but I didn't know what kind of career I wanted, but I knew I wanted to serve in the Navy. So I stepped out of college and joined the Navy, but now I have my eyes set on being a pilot, which requires a bachelor's degree. Now I'm taking online courses paid by the Navy and I'm on my way with great enthusiasm.
chipsrdownguy
chipsrdownguy Сарын өмнө
College did help, a bit, to get my job. I used it as a little badge of honor on my resume. My job didnt even care what what my GPA was in college. But Grad school, nope...... I plan on not living in debt sometime before 40 lol
Baker Harris
Baker Harris Сарын өмнө
While I agree with some of what you say, we still need to get more youth involved/interested in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. Too many of the engineers and scientists we rely on are from countries that are hostile to America and it's interests and have used their positions to covertly send schematics and information about our latest (and classified) technological advances back to their home countries.
Baker Harris
Baker Harris Сарын өмнө
Yeah, but those people who "pretty much invented the modern world" need people with degrees in the following to make the ever advancing technologies their companies sell and that we rely on: computer technology, computer coding, computer engineering, general engineering, computer science, mathematics, etc.
Baker Harris
Baker Harris Сарын өмнө
Actually it's South Korea that's number one in technological advancement
MadmanBob67
MadmanBob67 Сарын өмнө
I went to Liberty university online and after a year I said screw this... in the work force it’s how hard you work and of course a little bit of knowing the right people. Making good money and debt free 👌🏼
tenorsaxophone2012
tenorsaxophone2012 Сарын өмнө
I’m open to hearing all opinions, but it’s hard to listen to someone full of shit and managed to contradict himself in one single video
Esther Batycki
Esther Batycki Сарын өмнө
I was about to start working after high school, and then my mother said no you need a degree! 4 years later I got a degree and nobody in the work force cared. Luckily my debt was less than $10,000 but still...
Gavin Tantleff
Gavin Tantleff Сарын өмнө
I would like to make a note that Bill Gates thinks that people should not drop out of college, even though he did, so you can’t really use him as an argument of why you shouldn’t go to college.
Travis G
Travis G Сарын өмнө
Even in today's society, yep, college still holds validity in greater success with life. But then again there are two avenues for success, 1. trade schools for jobs that need skilled workers in manual labor jobs or public service, 2. college and universities for highly technical and managerial positions. In the end both pay the same, but a college and university education can send one soaring to even greater financial heights with motivation and connections.
AgentJP10
AgentJP10 Сарын өмнө
But college does open up a lot of high ranking opportunities? I mean you can get a job without one, but it's not gonna be as easy, despite the lackluster anecdotal evidence in the comments. A lot of people need it, and it gives people a chance who wouldn't otherwise have one. And no, America doesn't create everything, we create a lot, but saying everything is a little bit too nationalistic. Also using Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are 1 in a million examples, not exactly good idea.
Sibree
Sibree Сарын өмнө
Yeah I'm only going to go to college to play ball and to get an athletic training degree. I agree that its useless for most jobs
Venice Lockjaw
Venice Lockjaw Сарын өмнө
PragerU and traditionalism mnpost.info/zone/dtnAsMS1kMmGiWE/video
likaboss7654
likaboss7654 Сарын өмнө
The only thing acceptable outside of STEM would be business degrees. Other than that I really don’t see college as a necessity for many career paths. Trade school is also really useful
Shlycer
Shlycer Сарын өмнө
As a successful person who didn't go to college, this is a terrible video with a terrible message. People aren't going to college because it's so expensive. Saying "don't go to college then" doesn't solve that. Should we start telling kids to stop going to public school? No, because the education is free and valuable. There is nothing wrong with a cheaper or free education because an education is still powerful. Instead, people don't go and do nothing about it or find cheaper or free education elsewhere. If we had a low barrier of entry for college we would have a more educated population as more people are willing to get educated, plain and simple. And stop talking about people who made success out of college. 1. Some still went, regardles if they finished, they probably still learned something that's useful. 2. There are plenty of successful people with a college degree, but they don't count, do they?
Ryan Mitchell
Ryan Mitchell Сарын өмнө
College doesn’t produce leftists. It produces liberals (aka centrists). The fact that most professors aren’t conservatives is because the distinction between Republicans and Democrats is far right of center.
3DTV
3DTV Сарын өмнө
I wish I had watched this video sooner. I've wasted a lot of time and money for nothing.
Sir Raymond LuxuryYacht
Sir Raymond LuxuryYacht Сарын өмнө
Plumbers and Electricians can make $100+ per hour - no college debt, and they earn money while they learn! These are necessary people in our society, so they will always be needed (unlike philosophers, lesbian-dance theory majors, etc)
theleftnut
theleftnut Сарын өмнө
I mean...not everyone has the stuff to be an innovator. Putting this vid out there for tons of people to see would help maybe two or three lucky/gifted people, but everyone else who takes the advice of "don't go to college lol" will likely be doomed to a boring and unfulfilling life, since all the successful people say college is useless, but also don't like employing anyone who hasn't gone. And saying that Gates and Jobs or whoever never went to college really doesn't matter. That says yes, being successful without college COULD happen. But you either have to have extreme lottery winning ticket luck or already be a prodigy in your department by the age of 12. Sure, nothing is guaranteed with a college degree either, but the chances of being more successful and good looking to employers are probably a lot higher with that than trying to be the next big CEO of a company. Anyways, thanks for making me even more uneasy about attending college! The world usually likes to prove me wrong so it'll probably not be worth it for me anyways, but wish me luck I guess.
Awful Pancakes
Awful Pancakes Сарын өмнө
Hmmm, college professors and students tend to lean more left? Maybe it's cause they're more educated and don't blindly accept lies
RiptorForever
RiptorForever Сарын өмнө
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Kellen Gray
Kellen Gray Сарын өмнө
I graduated with a bachelors degree, I can say it helped get my foot through the door but after getting my first job, that degree became damn near useless.
Haldan And Pako
Haldan And Pako Сарын өмнө
Well if you’re only experience with college is prager u, of course you’d think it’s bad
Marcus M
Marcus M Сарын өмнө
I think you just answered your own question. Would you hire a schmuck off the street? No. College gives you a leg up on someone who either could not afford or couldn’t manage college. Sure they might not be innovators. But how many non-college graduates go on to become extremely successful? Not many. There are a few who are uber rich; they are the minuscule exception to the rule. And yes, you are biased. You found success because you found a niche. You found a market that was profitable and you didn’t need a degree. Ok great. Many other people don’t have the same ability.
Kaishen Walton
Kaishen Walton Сарын өмнө
You were talking about how Singapore didn't split the atom, your right, Earnest Rutherford did it, he was not an American, he was a British-New Zealand man. He had a degree...
Kaishen Walton
Kaishen Walton Сарын өмнө
And while you were right about Americans mapping the human genome, Watson and Crick bothe had PHDs they were doctors,
Chase Stiner
Chase Stiner Сарын өмнө
I agree but, if you think it should be a choice then why are you against it being a human right?
Aleber991
Aleber991 Сарын өмнө
Nice cherry pick.
Francesco Shot
Francesco Shot Сарын өмнө
Ok boomer.
The Protector
The Protector Сарын өмнө
Survivorship Bias: am i a joke to you?
Sean H
Sean H Сарын өмнө
None of them (have) a college degree
Talon Greenlee
Talon Greenlee Сарын өмнө
Going to a trade school is probably a better call.
Dander woolf
Dander woolf Сарын өмнө
Good, I'm not going to college, rather learn my family buisness trade and eventually take over the buisness
Not frank
Not frank Сарын өмнө
as a wise man once said unless you know what you want to do like be a docter, lawer, enginer, ect go to college, but if you want to be an artist or writer, you need to learn on your own to develop your own style.
Jim Przybytek
Jim Przybytek Сарын өмнө
I don't want my kids indoctrinated. Trade school it is!
TheTarrMan
TheTarrMan Сарын өмнө
Schools for fools! Some of the most successful millionaires and billionaires in the world dropped out or didn't go. Think of it this way. You get $100,000+ in debt and with interest will be paying on it for the next 20+ years only to get hired by someone who dropped out and by the time your loan is paid off your job will be obsolete and you'll have to go back to collage to get another desk job. Who's really the idiot here? COLLEGE IS A PYRAMID SCHEME!
GG SN
GG SN Сарын өмнө
College doesn't equal success. It just increases your chances of being successful.
Gnostic13
Gnostic13 Сарын өмнө
All I know is that most "good" men only marry women who have at least a Bachelors Degree. They love throwing that into conversations. "She's Not only beautiful, but also very smart!" All of my female friends who married successful men have 1 or 3 degrees. No, they didn't meet their partners at the universities they attended. Neither of them are using their degrees as they are stay at home moms. Also your parents would be very proud and love to tell the whole world that you are well educated. It might NOT get you your dream job, but it makes your parents proud and gets you a better mate and admiration from friends. That's how society works!
Tris Beau
Tris Beau Сарын өмнө
First world = opportunity to get ahead without a degree, the ease to access capital to open that business, governments that make it easier to innovate and own a business Third world = degree is necessary or some special training to operate as a cashier in a bank.. lack of capital that can be available to start a business. Government that will make a million hurdles to get the permission to inovate or open a business.. don’t forget extremely high interest rates.
Realistic Truth
Realistic Truth Сарын өмнө
You suck
First name
First name Сарын өмнө
Not everyone can be an entrepreneur
cheeseman
cheeseman Сарын өмнө
yeah but also there are millions of people without a degree slaving every day for $10 an hour. I'd rather get a nearly guaranteed $100k a year than a 1 in a million shot at $10 million.
lancercncs1
lancercncs1 Сарын өмнө
This vid is a bit misleading and myopic. Sure, if you are interested in running a business or similar entrepreneurial endeavor (e.g. youtuber, freelancer), you do not need college. But not everyone wants to run a business. Most professions are in other fields, many of which do require college (and some needing a Ph.D. , J.D., M.D or equivalent)
lancercncs1
lancercncs1 Сарын өмнө
@S H I agree that a more free market-based education system would be a very useful restructuring of society. I wish we would have a new "Industrial Revolution" or "Education Revolution" in that direction. Unfortunately, that is not how the game is being played, if ever.
S H
S H Сарын өмнө
that's because the system is structured that way. why not a system based on rigorous testing? let people learn in whatever way they choose. So long as they can reach a benchmark, then let them practice. that's a free market. college is a monpoly.
Chad Hansen
Chad Hansen Сарын өмнө
I want to go to community college and get a degree in message therapy and branch off into sports medicine with that degree is that wise?
Bernard Oh
Bernard Oh Сарын өмнө
STEM, not STUPID. STUPID = identity politics, grievance studies, and the like.
Magnus Clausing
Magnus Clausing Сарын өмнө
When i was 16 i started working in a Food factory. Now i am 19 and i am still working there happily and am in no debt. Working life is good.
James Smith
James Smith 2 сарын өмнө
It’s not that black & white. I learnt certain things & met certain people that made me who I am today through college
ahmedabdul319
ahmedabdul319 2 сарын өмнө
Split the atom people educated in Germany, mapping DNA an international group of scientist... And so one and so one... And compering to these achievements to creating MACos (with Linux kernel, made by a finish) is highly questionable for me. This video is not an absolute nonsense, collage degree is not a must for success but has so poor arguments... And thank God non of the non-college degree big tech companies are leaning to the left :DD
007Cat24
007Cat24 2 сарын өмнө
ahmedabdul319 I absolutely agree with you! Despite saying that he‘s not biased, he provides an extremely biased and US-centric point of view. Like you said, having a degree will not make you successful per se, but provides a stepping stone for a lot of careers, though you obviously have to put it in some effort. Apart from that, a lot of inventions rely upon scientific research which definitely requires a degree, or to be more, specific, *an education*. Note that he also extends his argument to the poor reading, math and science skills of students in the US, thus indirectly arguing that education is not important in general. This video is just a poor attempt at getting people to stay away from education so they can‘t think critically on their own.
Kono Dutch
Kono Dutch 2 сарын өмнө
I think responsible people get an education
Lemurian Living-Library
Lemurian Living-Library 2 сарын өмнө
College is a concentration-camp designed by, of and for the Global Banking-cartel (Deep-State)
GitOutta MyWay
GitOutta MyWay 2 сарын өмнө
30 years ago my wife was running circles around college degree morons. She went to a clerical technical school. Sadly she had to teach those college idiots their jobs at 10 grand less pay. Nowadays they want the receptionist at the front desk to have a degree. " Hello, who are you here to see?" Hmmm I wonder what class they needed for that?
Matthews CZ
Matthews CZ 2 сарын өмнө
While I really like PragerU, this is just nonsense, Ignorant babbling. Coming up with random examples of the greatest minds does not change the fact that for the vast majority college degrees are still useful and often a necessity in the job market.
Joseph Gallagher
Joseph Gallagher 2 сарын өмнө
Really, we should focus on job training rather than colleges. Lots of college degrees don't even results in jobs, thus waste a lot of money.
BoyBoy Jason
BoyBoy Jason 2 сарын өмнө
I am a conservative but I disagree with this video. The reason why the USA STEM industries is still competitive is because of the H1B. In order to work in STEM industries with a H1B work visa, you need a degree in STEM preferably master. many US citizens do not want to study STEM unfortunately and sad to say that their intellect is not very good.
jay theman
jay theman 2 сарын өмнө
I studied civil engineering in Australia. You can see civil engineers from other countries are definitely more competent, so you've got that on your side in the USA. But all too often universities are just there to make 💰 💰
Albert Gonzaz
Albert Gonzaz 2 сарын өмнө
LMBO....I don't have a college degree!!!!
KickStartTV
KickStartTV 2 сарын өмнө
No
N Aguirre
N Aguirre 2 сарын өмнө
This is a very deceiving video. I agree that college degree is not for everyone but I think people still need to consider at minimum two major variables. 1st What profession do you want to get into? Engineering, Doctor, Dentist, Lawyer, STEM, ETC? If your profession REQUIRES a degree, meaning you can’t get a job unless you have a degree, then you better go to college and get a degree. 2nd What kind of Person are you? Are you the kind of person who is motivated and will consistently improve throughout your life and are willing to learn on your own, without someone holding your hand? If you are the kind of person who is lazy and will not “self-teach” yourself, then you should consider going to college. For many people, the only “education” they ever get is while they are in college. The moment college is over, the learning stops. Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Z, Michael Dell, Etc, are all naturally curious and consistently learn on their own. Bill Gates publicly publishes a reading list of books he recommends that people read. If you are never going to pick up a book or learn on your own somehow (I don’t mean PragerU), then consider going to college. I’ve meet people who are very successful and don’t have a college degree and from my experience they all have one thing in common and that is that they are always constantly learning. Their schedule does not consist of coming home and watching TV all afternoon. Just FYI, I graduated from college and I agree that many professions don’t require a degree. These simplistic videos bother me because they don’t teach people how to problem solve and look at both perspectives. Finally, please don’t rely solely on PragerU videos to get educated, otherwise you will be misled.
Maiko
Maiko 2 сарын өмнө
omg my undergrad thesis topic that I’m currently working on is literally this hahah someone please spot the irony in this
James Reynolds
James Reynolds 2 сарын өмнө
This narrative assumes everyone has creative personality and will invent a technological advancement . He’s straw-manning the idea that the greatest achievements in modern history were done by men who didn’t go to college (legitimate geniuses) and were all involved in computers and tech. For instance many people going into the medical field need higher education. Not all men are interested in engineering and invention.
Vladimir Jesuslave
Vladimir Jesuslave 2 сарын өмнө
Hello from latinamerica...We need these videos edited for spanish public please
Popping mvp
Popping mvp 2 сарын өмнө
Paying off student loans for the rest of your life never seemed appealing to me
j
j 2 сарын өмнө
College degrees confer a $10,000-20,000 wage increase on average compared to those who don’t go to college. To say otherwise is anti-scientific and shows a lack of critical thinking when it comes to think about these issues
Patrick Harris
Patrick Harris 2 сарын өмнө
Yes, America invented everything ... that's as annoying as hearing that China invented everything.
Diana Rivers
Diana Rivers 2 сарын өмнө
Nope! I went to college for the medical sciences, but I really learned everything I needed to know on the job! Not one thing I learned at college was applicable.
Jason Melendez
Jason Melendez 2 сарын өмнө
If you want to be a fighter pilot in the US Air Force a bachelors degree is a requirement. Flying a plane is a skill one learns like a trade. Explain that one please.
N O
N O 2 сарын өмнө
I’d 100% be down with free college, provided it’s available to the top 10% of students in a combination of entrance exams and marks, that way the best and brightest always have a way to get to college, even if they don’t have the financial means. The others can pick up the slack if they choose to go
Blah Blah Blah
Blah Blah Blah 2 сарын өмнө
Biased argument. All the successful entrepreneurs he mentioned dropped out of ivy leagues and other comparable colleges. Those people went to the best of the best colleges, but just dropped oit in the last minute. He also didn't explain the fact that every company needs employees and colleges train people to have certain skills and knowledge in order to do those jobs in those companies
Doney John
Doney John 2 сарын өмнө
Sir, I did mbbs(medicine and surgery degree),msc neuroscience, pgd hospital administration, pgd in development and extension studies, and at 40 joined MD in biochemistry first year. My account balance is only 45000 rs. No salary for the next 3 yrs. Studied most of the degrees with parents money. Yes for 12 years earned through government service salary. With all the degree I earned not got a promotion in service. Will studing biochemistry MD help me earn more I have to see in future. College survived on my inheritance.
Doney John
Doney John 2 сарын өмнө
Inspite of doing MSc neuroscience noone wanted to hire me. Somehow got in goverment service but still will be earning less than my peers who dint study
John Schmidt
John Schmidt 2 сарын өмнө
Haha majoring in aerospace engineering and it's hard to disagree.
Yusuf Khan
Yusuf Khan 2 сарын өмнө
PragerU Debunking: mnpost.info/zone/Z9Sxn7vNrqZro3o/video
199Bubi
199Bubi 2 сарын өмнө
I have several complaints with the arguments made in this video... If college streamlines your students getting rid of them isn't the right way to go - Reform colleges and improve diversity of thought! Besides If you're not entirely sure what you want to work as later on a college degree in a paying field is a better investment than staying low paid and uneducated until it's to late to change! And saying that America had great innovations - and still has - doesn't mean it doesn't need or needs less higher education anymore! Yes, ery few very bright people have made these inventions but this video is targeted ad a casual audience, so saying "nah we're fine" is the first step to lose the lead... Besides I'm not too sure whether America still has the strongest economie.. and by what standard? (Per person? all in all?) - feel free to enlighten me there. THIS video is one of the few on PragerU I can't agree with at all.. while the statement that college doesn't mean success definitely is true, most of the other statements are just wrong arguments behind a maybe decent idea..
Scare Cast
Scare Cast 2 сарын өмнө
College is my only way out of poverty!
George Anderson
George Anderson 2 сарын өмнө
The real truth is college-educated employees file grievances and lawsuits against their employers. That's why employers don't hire them because they're afraid of ending up in court.
SA T.
SA T. 2 сарын өмнө
I don't regret my degree. Four years of college taught me discipline and taught me how to think, and I think it also stirred my thirst for knowledge that later bloomed at age 30. I would not have gained any of this from graduating highschool and immediately getting employment. The only thing I would change is going into the military with college on the GI Bill. I would have made more money. I got saved in college and, for that reason, I spurned the humanist, evolutionary indoctrination of the late 80s
ALBER PAJARES
ALBER PAJARES 2 сарын өмнө
You don’t need graduation.., any have graduation nowadays, make something different..,
C L
C L 2 сарын өмнө
American universities are committing FRAUD and should be held accountable. Irrefutable incontrovertible proof: AOC and Brown Unversity.
C L
C L 2 сарын өмнө
@Yusuf Khan Now you're making my point. Thank you. Smh...
Yusuf Khan
Yusuf Khan 2 сарын өмнө
@C L Lol it aint, cause your point proves how universities produce good politicians
C L
C L 2 сарын өмнө
@Yusuf Khan Sorry, Boston. Pick any or all of them. The point is still valid.
Yusuf Khan
Yusuf Khan 2 сарын өмнө
It's actually Boston dummy 🤡
Ms. Henrée Benton
Ms. Henrée Benton 2 сарын өмнө
NO institutions produce more people who “think alike” than the Institution of Ignorance.
Kenzi Lamberto
Kenzi Lamberto 2 сарын өмнө
well, preparing to fail needs the cha-ching
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