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The College Bubble: Yes, College Is Incredibly Overrated

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Every American teen has heard it. Whether it’s from a parent, a rich uncle, or an earnest high school counselor, the advice comes tumbling out in well-worn clichés. “Go to college and invest in your future,” “Work with your head, not your back,” and even the occasional “Get a degree, and you’re set for life.” The narrative is familiar, and the idea itself is a comforting one for teenagers unsure of their place in life, and their direction for the future.

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