College dropout reviews "Academically Adrift"

11/11/2012: Bill Gates, here:

I’m reminded of a point made by Andrew Rosen of Kaplan, the for-profit education company, that colleges today know more about how many kids attend basketball games and which alumni give money than how many students showed up for economics class during the week, or which alumni are having a hard time meeting their career goals because of shortcomings in their education.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    I am profoundly sick of people like Bill Gates and Peter Thiel, who got very rich in spite of, not because of, the fact that they dropped out of college, advising smart young people to drop out and that education is a waste of time.

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