11 April 2011

Professor Dilbert ~ How to Get a Real Education

Thanks to Stanford Professor Chuck Eesley for spotting this WSJournal piece by Scott Adams of Dilbert fame on How to Get a Real Education: Forget art history and calculus. Most students need to learn how to run a business...
"...why do we make B students sit through [genius brainy] classes? That's like trying to train your cat to do your taxes -- a waste of time and money. Wouldn't it make more sense to teach B students something useful, like entrepreneurship? [...] By the time I graduated, I had mastered the strange art of transforming nothing into something. Every good thing that has happened to me as an adult can be traced back to that training."
Read the rest, especially his top tips!

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