University degrees have become the entrance ticket for modern socieities. Never before have those with advanced qualifications had the life chances they enjoy today, and never before have those who struggled with a good education paid the price they pay for that today. I know, there are always those who argue that the share of young people getting into universities is becoming too high. But they are usually talking about other people’s children. And in the last century, they might have argued that too many children are getting into high school. More...