To highlight some of the recent work I’ve done over at Forbes, I could do three individual posts. Or I could just put three links in one post.
Here are three links. I am a paragon of efficiency.
The “Typical” College Student Is Not A Typical College Student (And Other Fun College Demographics Data)
-I use the word “fun” loosely, but not in this case. The pie charts in this piece are fun.
Why Don’t Americans Have Enough Skills? The Answer Is Inequality
-On the plus side, it turns out that our broken higher education system is not primarily at fault for many of our societal injustices. On the not-so-plus side, our societal injustices run way deeper than we thought. Somewhere in the middle, I start yet another post with a question word.
When Students Are Rejected For Being Poor: The George Washington University And The Roots Of A Troubled System
-One of my biggest pet peeves is when schools put an unnecessary and awkward “the” at the beginning of their name (The George Washington University, The Johns Hopkins University). One of my other biggest pet peeves is when people think that higher education is a meritocracy when it is nothing of the sort (The George Washington University, The Johns Hopkins University, every elite school ever).