Caveat Emptor

Glenn Ricketts

That's the gist of this piece in yesterday's Washington Post, at any rate. The writer argues, as others have done recently, that if you're in higher education for the money, watch out. It may well cost you a pile, but if you're counting on instant remunerative employment when you graduate, no soap. Check out consumer labels carefully before you buy, he advises, or you might discover too late that you've bought a pig-in-a-poke.

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