Paperback. 128 Pages. Published December 26, 2008
Trade Paperback. 368 Pages. May 28, 1996
You people are going to the wrong colleges and are severely misled about what college is for. Everyone that succeeds knows that the purpose of classes are to force you to explore what you are interested in and to get you to teach yourself. If you are sitting in a class, and could care less about what is being taught, you are in the wrong class. If you expect teachers to force-feed you an education, then you are delusional. In my experience, having had bad teachers has forced me to learn on my own and has motivated me to be self sufficient. The purpose of college is to learn about yourself and to learn that if you want to do something, you have to do it yourself. It always has been. I do not need a college degree in the field I am going into, but my experiences at college have been priceless. Best of luck to you all…
Hardcover. 160 Pages. 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing. Published 1990
In The Wall Street Journal, Victor Davis Hanson named With the Old Breed one of the top five books on epic twentieth-century battles. Studs Terkel interviewed the author for his definitive oral history, The Good War. Now E. B. Sledge's acclaimed first-person account of fighting at Peleliu and Okinawa returns to thrill, edify, and inspire a new generation.
Back Bay Books 336 Pages. Published June 7, 2011 (Reprint Edition)
I’m still in my college, it’s a private college and very expensive. The problem is that I can’t focus in studying and making lots of assignments because when I was in high school I barely graduated (not to mention that I failed in the first year of high school then did again and passed). So that concludes: i’m not prepared to colleges or universities.
Well, that’s me in college life…But what am I without college?
Trade Paperback. 304 Pages. Published November 27, 2001
High school didn’t prepare me for anything. I was a 3.85 GPA student. I’m almost done with my second semester of college and I’m down to below a 2.0. Way below. None of my family had gone to college so I had no one to tell me how it is. I wasn’t prepared for any of it.
First time in paperback, with a new Introduction and final chapter
And, after encountering what people around me have said and written in classes over the past three years, I really don’t think that a college degree is much of an indication of a person’s intelligence or ability.