Ten to 14 percent of the past three years’ graduates going on to graduate school seems quite low for an institution that has its pick of the best and brightest potential scholars in the country and the world. I am curious as to how that compares with “peer institutions” like Williams, Carleton, Amherst, etc. Why is Middlebury cranking out so many people who feel competent to “change the world” (or just make lots of money) with just a bachelor’s degree, and so few who seem to realize how much there is yet to learn if you want to know and
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discover enough to really change the world? (And the 10-14 percent who are going on likely are mostly just headed for MD, JD, and MBA degrees.)
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by Lynn Tennyson (not verified)