You’ve heard now how CEOs and Movie stars manipulated the system, bribed people, made up sports teams, and arranged for their kids to cheat on SATs and ACTs in order to get into “good” schools. But, have we stopped to think about why it’s so important to get into the “right” schools?
Yes, some schools have better academic rigor than others. That’s clear. You will get a better education at some schools than you will at others. That is also clear. What is not so clear, though, is why it’s worth huge bribes and risking jail to get your child into the “right,” school. And I’ll tell you why right now: Bad HR.
Human Resources, through recruiters (and to be honest, many people think these functions are completely separate, but I have never seen in-house recruiters that don’t report up to HR), make these fancy degrees far more important than they really are.
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