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Freeing up a wasted resource: the talents and energies of young people

November 11, 2011

A quarter of Yale grads go into Wall St. finance, which is to say, a function that serves little good or purpose.

Fortunately, young grads are waking up to this fact:

Twenty-five percent is not a joke. That’s a lot of people. That’s a lot of talent and energy and potential that could be used somewhere other than crunching numbers to generate wealth. Perhaps there won’t be fancy popcorn at some other job – but it’s about time we started popping it for ourselves.

via Another View: The Science and Strategy of College Recruiting – NYTimes.com.

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