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For those of you who do not wish to read through the articles, some of the main points include:
- stressed and depressed students
- many students' laser-like focus on a superficial definition of success (e.g. students giving up on their passions to go into finance or consulting)
- alongside the focus on "success", an apathy towards intellectuality and a lack of passion for ideas
- an unfriendly, competitive, and cutthroat environment
- a student body that isn't all it's hyped up to be (lots of mediocre people who have rich parents), with many uninteresting and/or moronic people
- unchallenging academics and massive grade inflation
- instead of teaching the ability to think critically, top schools merely prepare students for life in business and the professions