Originally Posted by BroncoBuff
Student loan debt is supposedly the next "bubble" ... Personally I think 4 year liberal arts degrees will soon be a thing of the past. Unless you're set on a career that mands credentials, maybe think about adopting a flexible train-as-needed career choice. In the 90s, IT guys spent 6 weeks training for $50-60k jobs.
This. Unless you want to stay in academia, college is getting less relevant.
I agree about the 4 year liberal arts thing. Go to college if you want to do something that requires a degree: accountant, lawyer, doctor, MBA etc... otherwise, it's not so important.