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Where are we headed? Answers may lie in the past

The trend lines in higher education seem clear: 

1. As costs soar college is becoming less and less affordable. 

2. And since college is so expensive, today’s students feel impelled to emerge with a degree that leads to an immediate – preferably high-paying – job.

That means old-fashioned degrees in the humanities – English, philosophy, foreign languages, history, etc.

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