Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau

Doonesbury

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  1. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot said, over 2 years ago

    Go to NYU; they took the Olsen twins, they’ll take you.

  2. SKJAM!

    SKJAM! GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    You could go to the school your father coaches at, but their curriculum might be below your standards.

  3. Kali39

    Kali39 said, over 2 years ago

    But she doesn’t want to go to Walden – that’s the point.

  4. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot said, over 2 years ago

    @SKJAM!

    She wants to get away from the folks!

  5. MiepR

    MiepR said, over 2 years ago

    Ignore these people. You were switched at the hospital.

  6. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot said, over 2 years ago

    @MiepR

    No such luck. She’s got Boopsie’s hair and BD’s eyes.

  7. pbarnrob

    pbarnrob said, over 2 years ago

    More to the point, Sam, you don’t have the trust fund!

  8. cdward

    cdward said, over 2 years ago

    Sounds like she’s Walden-bound.

  9. cdward

    cdward said, over 2 years ago

    But seriously, reach. Then go wherever you can study your chosen field, because these days, where you go isn’t half as important as what you study.

  10. DavidHuieGreen

    DavidHuieGreen said, over 2 years ago

    It surely feels good to have two parents who believe in you, doesn’t it Sam?

  11. $$i9

    $$i9 said, over 2 years ago

    These days, maybe if you’ve got the wherewithal, that’s sufficient. My dad advanced a grade and graduated from HS a year younger than his classmates. After serving in WW II he applied for Yale and was denied because he came from a poor family. And then there’s Dubya…

  12. Leo Autodidact

    Leo Autodidact said, over 2 years ago

    College/University is, nowadays, one of the WORST bargains out there. Never mind Grade Inflation rendering your Degree practicaly worthless, the PRICE has exceeded Inflation EVERY Year since the 70’s (on Average)

    Some of the more Vocationally Targeted Schools CAN be worth it in terms of getting necessary “Certifications” but the “Liberal Arts” Degrees just load you with Debt (That NOW can’t be discharged through Bankruptcy) and are WORTHLESS on the Job-Market. Read the Books at home if you want to but the Classes are usually “taught” by Teaching Assistants who are just a couple years ahead of you. AS far as “Seeing” the Big-Name Professor, don’t count on it, they’ve got “more important” things to do than yammer at Undergrads.

    (I am a BA. Degree “Holder” and child of a University Proff. and have seen the “sad story” far TOO many times. REAL WORLD experience is a FAR more reliable “investment” these days than a BA, or MA. PhD.’s are still worth it in some fields but be CAREFUL. Graduating with a Debt-Load equal to a HOUSE is hardly a good way to Start!)

  13. $$i9

    $$i9 said, over 2 years ago

    Right on, Leo Autodidact, right on! Formal education nowadays seems to be a racket. If going to school is to make one smart and get a well paying job, what’s so smart about incurring lots of debt? Unfortunately, young people don’t have the experience to know that many people who are well paid learned to manipulate others and learned to negotiate. I’ve seen all too many bosses who didn’t have the formal education credentials.

  14. Beleck3

    Beleck3 said, over 2 years ago

    lol. debt is the American way!. be a real American and feed the Elites with your debt, for the rest of your life. no matter what your degree is. unless you are part of the Elites, you’ll have debt til you die.

    the American way. or be human and enjoy life

  15. DavidHuieGreen

    DavidHuieGreen said, over 2 years ago

    @Leo Autodidact

    Education is still undervalued when you consider all the doors a good education open. (Folks still have to walk through the doors to get the full value.)
    Even so, education can be and should be and WILL be made more affordable.

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