In One Rant, College Student Nails Everything Wrong With America's Collegiate System

In One Rant, College Student Nails Everything Wrong With America's Collegiate System
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College typically takes four years to complete — and in just four minutes, this 19-year-old engineering major just summed up everything wrong with it:

To begin with ...

It's about grades, not about actually learning. 

And the whole "it's just four years" argument is BS.

Plus, people don't even wind up pursuing what they spent four whole years learning about.

Students are rushed to master complex topics.

And if they don't...

It's not healthy — mentally or physically.

"The average high school kid today has the same level of anxiety as the average psychiatric patient in the early 1950s," psychologist Robert Leahy told Slate.

Preach.

Watch the entire epic rant here.

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Jessica Eggert

Jessica is a staff writer at Mic, covering breaking news. She is based in New York and can be reached at jessica@mic.com.

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