Totally agree with this! Although, I personally, have found university to be my best investment and learned so much during that period of my life (I thrive in academia - which is sort of sad to say), I think it's so problematic that it's our measure of success.

I was one of those kids who was "forced" to go to university, but ended up loving it, and I'll continue on towards my PhD eventually. However, it's not everyone's path and I think we need to normalize other paths and journey's, because life is too short to spend 4 years of your early 20's being stuck in an institution you don't want to be in!

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