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Are Degrees From Elite Colleges Really A Ticket To Success?

Is a degree from an Ivy League or other elite university crucial to your future career? According to New York Times’ columnist Frank Bruni, not as much as you might think.

Last year, Bruni published the book “Where You Go is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania.” It’s out in paperback this week.

Here & Now reprises Robin Young’s conversation with Bruni when the book was first published.

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