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The Pros And Cons Of Attending College


  • Able to engage with a diverse new group of people from all over southwestern Ohio
  • Identity worth more on black market when paired with B.A.
  • Basically no other way to join a cappella group
  • Introduced to entire network of alums from which you might garner unpaid internship
  • Dwindling number of places to march to “Pomp And Circumstance” these days


  • Demand for critical thinking at 40-year low
  • Displaying bachelor’s degree requires costly frame purchase
  • Current service economy chiefly interested in how clean you keep your car
  • Agony of watching the fencing team repeatedly feint in obvious parry situations
  • Can always read Physics For Scientists And Engineers: A Strategic Approach on your own time

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