Is college too expensive? Yes. Is college worthless? It depends on who you ask. But Arthur C. Brooks, a contributor to the New York Times, was able to get a degree for just $10,000 through online/remote education opportunities (the so-called 10K-B.A promoted by Bill Gates) and turn it into a great career. “Did I earn a worthless degree? Hardly. My undergraduate years may have been bereft of frissons, but I wound up with a career as a tenured professor at Syracuse University, a traditional university. I am now the president of a Washington research organization.” [Source: The New York Times]