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The Invisible Assembly Line

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“The real question is, do I want to realize my dream or someone else's dream?" —Rosemarie Certo

Whether you're a first-generation college student, adult learner, someone for whom college was always (or never) a given — whatever kind of student you are — the path to and through education is filled with hard choices. And when faced with so many high stakes-seeming decisions, it's tempting to let someone or something else (a school counselor, your family history, an article about the death of liberal arts) decide your path for you.

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