College Is A Waste Of Time By Charles Murray Essay

1021 Words Oct 4th, 2015 5 Pages
I understand the article For Most People, College is a Waste of Time, written by Charles Murray was an informative article about if we did not have a post-secondary education but had to take certification exams instead in order to get the job. Murray is credible because he got his B.A. at Harvard University as well as Ph.D. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology he also has multiple works published, some are even books such as, A Behavioral Study of Rural Modernization: Social and Economic Change in Thai Villages, Beyond Probation: Juvenile Corrections and the Chronic Delinquent, Losing Ground: American Social Policy, In Pursuit: Of Happiness and Good Government, Apollo: The Race to the Moon, the Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life, What it Means to be a Libertarian: A Personal Interpretation, Does Prison Work?, Income Inequality and IQ, Human Accomplishment: The Pursuit of Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, In Our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State, and Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality.
Murray 's thesis was about if post-secondary education is actually worth it or not, if not should people just have to take a test that prove you know what you are doing and it does not matter if you went to college. Subsequently, then it will only matter if you have the skill not the education time. Furthermore in the article the author talks about how they may have a lot of intellectual abilities,…

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