But he doesn’t have a college degree …

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What does this current college admissions scandal really mean? Do you really need a college degree? How important is it to get into the right college? What will that mean ten years from now? The real stats may surprise you. 

Episode #656 March 22, 2019

Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take 48 minutes to dive into real life questions about finding your passion, deciding what kind of life you want to live – and then finding or creating work that allows you to show up every day, excited to be able to do something that is meaningful, fulfilling – and profitable.  This is where normal, indecision and ambiguity come to die.  Welcome to the 48 Days Radio Show.

Questions:

1. What is this current college admissions scandal? 

2. Does where I went to college effect by success now? 

3. So are homeschooled kids less likely to get into the best colleges?

4. Do I need a college degree for the work I love?

5. Are there current examples of people being successful without a college degree?

Quotation:

'I never let my schooling interfere with my education.' — Mark TwainClick To Tweet

Be realistic about why you are going to college.

  1. If you are going to get a degree so you can get a better job – you’re likely to be disappointed.
  2. If you are going for the personal development, the social connections, and the broadening of your options – you’ll always see yourself as more prepared and having more options.

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