4. Does It Still Pay to Go to School? Traditional Education vs YouTube University

The Beautiful Mess

Dec 16 2021 • 39 mins

Is it still worth going to school? Paul and Spencer talk about their experience going to college and whether it was worth going or not. Can you learn just as much from online learning as a traditional education? In this episode, we help navigate education in 2021.

[0:00] Welcome and Quick Update
[1:35] Traditional Education vs YouTube University
[2:56] Should You Go to College?
[5:00] Would You Change Anything if You Went Back?
[8:38] What if Your Kid Wants to Be a YouTuber
[10:07] What about the genius dropouts like Steve Jobs?
[11:20] Is College a Waste of Time and Money?
[15:37] Do You Regret Going to College?
[17:41] The Cost of College and Student Loans
[19:29] Know Your Why Behind Going to School
[20:09] How to Continue Learning Outside of School
[24:18] Cohorts vs MOOCs Based Learning
[28:23] Pat Flynn's Experience with Cohorts and MOOCs
[30:40] Should You Take or Sell Online Courses?
[34:29] Don't Let Learning Get in the Way of Starting Messy
[35:58] The Takeaway

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