We all have that one thing in our lives we keep around without really knowing why. If you live and work in a big city, you may still have your car from the days when you used to live in the suburbs. At one time, the car had a purpose. But now? It just collects parking tickets and bird poop.
This is the perfect time for creative, committed students to attend art and design school. There have never been more career opportunities for creative people, and the value of a college degree has never been greater.
In a time when higher education, businesses, governments, cities, non-profits, philanthropists, and even private citizens are coming together around college attainment, we can ill afford to promote dropping out as a solution to our problems.