University degrees are overrated, put pressure on students

Some parents have turned their children into 'professional students' who spend a decade trying to get into university

In Summary

• Kenyan society has shaped the minds of the young to believe they need a degree to prosper. 

• Society should be educated on importance of embracing artisan courses and making use of 'unimpressive' grades. 

Majority of learners exiting secondary school in Kenya are either in their late teens or the early 20s.

This is a critical stage in life because the decisions made at this time have the ...

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