I would say I have to disagree with part of this statement in that I worked full time while going to college full time and I sure as f* wasn’t lazy. I was dumb though — humbly — because I realize now my education was/is an expensive, otherwise useless thing as it operates more like a business these days, and I could have used that time and money towards something better. I bought into the idea that a college degree = more pay, success, more opportunities. And I’ve since found that to be inaccurate. I’m having to constantly add to my skill set. You can’t JUST ride along on the coattails of your college experience. And I marvel at job postings that will state requiring a BA/BS or higher + 10 years+ experience, but they ideally want you to be 20 years old. All kinds of backwards. I wish now I had just learned to be a welder; should have gleaned that from watching Flashdance as a little girl in the 80s.

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