nd no, it’s not just because I studied a writing subject.
Universities have come under fire in recent years. With hyper-successful people like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs all having dropped out of college, the case for not needing a college degree has gained more popularity.
Elon Musk even claimed in a recent interview that “college is basically for fun and to prove that you can do your chores, but they’re not for learning.”
Though to be fair, I’m only just about to graduate from university with a History degree, so maybe I’ll write an article in a few years with a clearer opinion…
One benefit I’ve definitely gotten out of this whole experience though is that my writing has improved significantly. Looking back on some of the essays I wrote in my first year of college has me constantly face palming.
This got me thinking about why the level of my writing got better, and here are the reasons relating to university that I came up with: