Want Fries With That PhD?

Given the post-grad worth of degrees in gender studies, queer studies and journalism, to name but a few of the modern academy’s taxpayer-subsidised growth areas, it is a monumental injustice to make others underwrite the ongoing exaltation of credentialed irrelevance…

  • Brett_McS

    Want a PhD with those fries?

  • simus1

    It seems somewhat logical to provide some way of incentivising those folks who have difficulty understanding that student loans are not to be used solely as a method of avoiding the real world for another half decade or two. Perhaps converting the shortfall into compulsory low pay military service once it has reached a certain deadline would be useful. They might even learn something along the way that could put food on the table after “graduation”.

  • Jabberwokk

    School is a joke. The circular reasoning of to get the big $$$ you need school but to get school you need big $$$ combined with it being less about education and more about indoctrination was a turnoff for me.