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Theme: College and Education

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    339
  • This is a collection of readings about various topics in higher education (and education generally). For other readings, see the education and college tags, as well as the selected readings on the trigger warning controversy.

    • “Are College Lectures Unfair?” New York Times, September 12, 2015
    • “Advice for New Students From Those Who Know (Old Students)”, New York Times, July 30, 2015
    • “4 Steps to Choosing a College Major”, New York Times, July 31
    • “Why Getting a Liberal Arts College Education Is Not a Mistake”, Forbes, April 28, 2014
    • “How to Read in College” by Timothy Burke
    • “Why Not Get Rid of Student Evaluations?” by Stephen Burt
    • “Why Does College Cost So Much–And Why Do So Many Pundits Get It Wrong?” by Cathy N. Davidson
    • “What Is College For?” by Gary Gutting
    • “There’s No College P.C. Crisis: In Defense of Student Protesters” by Angus Johnston
    • “Even for Cashiers, College Pays Off” by David Leonhardt
    • “Admittance to a Better Life” by Michael Oatman
    • “The Case Against College Education” by Ramesh Ponnuru
    • “Lessons for Losing” by Mary Louise Pratt
    • “Why Being Wrong Is Good for You” by Kathryn Schulz
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