That myth about the college degree making your life better is one that is promulgated by the institutions themselves to this very day. I can’t turn on my car radio without hearing a University tout how they can vastly improve your station in life through their degree program, or as I am driving, see the myriad billboards effusing the same doctrine. Although, now, the message has been tweaked to include the directive of “following your passion” through their degree program.

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