College is more than a ‘return on investment’

Every fall, just before classes begin, we at UCLA send thousands of our new students out to volunteer projects at schools, parks and community centers across Los Angeles. It’s a massive effort that serves our city and sets the tone for their experience. The takeaway: You are part of something greater, and you have a responsibility to help others however you can.
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/higher-education-is-more-than-a-return-on-investment/2013/03/14/2bae3660-8a94-11e2-8d72-dc76641cb8d4_story.html?goback=%2Egde_2774663_member_223141808

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