Video: College Is 'Oversold,' Says Mike Rowe

Video: College Is 'Oversold,' Says Mike Rowe
March 17, 2014

Joy Pullmann

Joy Pullmann (jpullmann@heartland.org) is a research fellow of The Heartland Institute and managing... (read full bio)
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The worst advice actor Mike Rowe ever received was from a high school counselor, who told him to go to a four-year college so he could “work smart, not hard.”

In this video, Rowe, of "Dirty Jobs" fame, tells the Boy Scouts at their annual degree that college is oversold. He points out the fulfilling, well-paying jobs available to people who are willing to work hard in trade professions. 

Joy Pullmann

Joy Pullmann (jpullmann@heartland.org) is a research fellow of The Heartland Institute and managing... (read full bio)