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Has Reality Tarnished the College Concept?

A while back, I wrote a post here entitled B.R.O.K.E.N. In it, I railed about why the ideal of college has become corrupted and is slouching toward irrelevance. At the risk of quoting myself, I made some points to support my thesis:

Generally, I’m not big on cute acronyms, but I thought I would coin one (the one in my title above) to set the tone for my opinion piece today. I’ve been an avid observer and professional/parental participant in all things higher education for going on three decades now. At this advanced stage of my observational participation, I’m convinced of one thing: the higher education system (perhaps better said as “industry”) is heading for a major crash and culture change. Thus, B.R.O.K.E.N. — Berry’s Ruminations OKilling Education’s Nexus. 

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