We are using this article by Danielle Douglas-Gabriel for work on Essay 2. As you reflect on this and other class resources (the career assessment surveys and the goal setting exercises in The Companion) consider what getting a college degree means? Are there benefits beyond getting a better job? Douglas-Gabriel quotes Anthony Carnevale who states: “It is clear in the minds of most Americans that the enduring mission for colleges is to promote human flourishing, not just to make foot soldiers for capitalism.” What does this mean?
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