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Posted by kevin reynolds on Sunday, January 27th 2019:

In Reply to: Your Bronx school days posted by john s on Saturday, January 26th 2019:

I was one of those who couldn't wait to get out of school each day. Doing homework was a drag. I was always turning the pages to see how many more pages till the end. A necessary evil I called school. As kids we were repeatedly told "To get a college degree and all doors will be open to you". It did work for me BUT I have to add that the work I chose in the end did not really require a degree to do the job. We learned all we needed to know on the job. The degree just got me in the door. Ironically many of my co-workers had absolutely no college classes and were sharp as tacks. They had been promoted from within from mail room clerks and other support staff jobs up the ladder. When I graduated college I said I would never go back to school and I kept my word. Parents still push kids into college when there's such a need for handymen, carpenters, electricians and plumbers. So many kids get degrees in subjects like psychology or other off the wall majors and they're working in coffee shops and other low paying jobs. Such a waste, in my humble opinion.

that it did work but even if you

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