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The Enduring Value of a Cornell Degree

Forget about all of the Cornell Career Services propaganda, you don't have to look any further than this very website to see how far a degree from Cornell University can take you.

You see, now three years out from earning our degrees (and only two years away from our first reunion!), Andy and myself have reached the pinnacle of professional and personal success:

We are both living at home. With our parents.*

But I suppose it could be worse. After all, we could be Kevin Vanginderen 83 who is inexplicably and frivolously suing the University for something as innocuous as offering digital archives of the Cornell Chronicle. (Here's a hint, Kevin, if you are trying to protect your past, don't commit actions that are going to make you even more Googleable.)

Or, we could always be Ann "poll tax" Coulter '84.

*I'll concede that we are at least still gainfully employed and both have rather legitimate reasons to be living with our parents.


Matthew Nagowski | Posted on May 05, 2008 (#)

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