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SOME business majors are fine at SOME colleges. Others are a content-heavy/analytically light major which do not lead to the type of outcomes parents think.
I remember Waterloo’s elite computer engineering, and even more so, systems design engineering, had such strong applicants that even the toughest senior course combination offered by the province was unable to separate them, that Waterloo resorted to asking for the results of the Euclid math competition (Waterloo’s math competition for Canadian seniors) as a 7th course and tie breaker.
I think MOOC's and other technologies along with external exams to enter a profession (e.g. the CPA exam) should replace brand name expensive degrees. In other words, you study when and where you want for $10,000 and as long as you pass the exam that qualifies you to enter a professional, such as the bar exam for lawyers, you are in at the entry level. It would replace a whole lot of anguish, save money, and allow people to compete on an equal footing. It makes so much sense it will probably never happen.
@Canuckguy, Do ya'll have AP classes "up there"? From "down here in Texas"
@BingeWatcher I am not aware of schools offering AP
U/M classes are similar to AP classes.
So because the CC near you sucks they all suck?