Death by a Million Papercuts: Are Prestigious Degrees Really Worth the Trouble?

Allyssa Metzger’s June 2014 blog post in The Chronicle of Higher Education, “Why I Don’t Drop the ‘H-Bomb’,” chronicles her experience attending Harvard and the responses she receives when others learn of her alma mater.  She discusses how she manages their expectations and how she handles disappointing people when she actually doesn’t know the answer about something.  In some ways, her experience mirrors mine and others who … Continue reading Death by a Million Papercuts: Are Prestigious Degrees Really Worth the Trouble?