The Cost of Education

Chaos in Print

So, I won another scholarship. $750 from the good folks at CFCW. All things considered, I’d much rather they give me a job once I finish rather than money to help me find a job with one of their competitors. Which just goes to show you how pointless the whole concept of a scholarship is.

I’ve hated the whole concept of the scholarship for a long time now. I mean, it’s a great example of very flawed logic. We all know that our education system is under-funded; even more so when we get to the post-secondary level. This is where education goes from being a right to a privilege. We often hear about how we need to get more kids into college and university. We hear how most kids want to go, but just can’t afford to. So what do we do?

We throw everyone into a pit and make them fight over the money.

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