Background: You have spent the past three weeks developing a deeply informed opinion about the purpose of higher education. You’ve explored your own experiences, interviewed college graduates, read a variety of texts, debated the purpose of higher education in class, and constructed an argument about higher education based on a synthesis of these wide-ranging sources. In short, you know what you’re talking about. You have a certain amount of expertise on this topic. You are going to use that expertise to respond to the arguments of a published author.
Choosing one from “The Value of a College Degree” or “The Case Against College”