The Answer Sheet: is college overrated

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 09/10/2010

Skipping college to save money? Oh please

A hedge fund manager, Formula Capital President James Altucher, is quoted in a Washington Post article today as saying this: "You’ve been fooled into thinking there’s no other way for my kid to get a job . . . or learn critical thinking or make social connections.” Really now. How many people, do you suppose, he would want to hire?

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:18 PM ET, 09/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)