ready reading a lot of posts/having a lot of discussions with people about our country’s education system. While I don’t really want to get into a whole political post about it (although I’m sure I will eventually), I do want to share a few brief thoughts on the concept.
- While I firmly believe in a well rounded education (BU is a liberal arts college afterall), I think high schools need to do a better job at helping students identify what they want to do with their lives. You’re pretty much expected to know what you want to do with your life on your first day of college, if not before hand. What career you want to pursue after college can shape if you go to college, what college you attend, and (if it is a university) which section of a college you attend. If we aren’t exposing the youth to a variety of options, how can they decide what is the path for them? And in turn, which is the best program for them?
- More finance classes in high school. Lets face it – whether they enter the work force directly from high school, or they go to college with its ever rising costs and the newfound independence, I believe high school students should be required to take some personal finance class.
Do you agree? What other opti