Is College Worth It? The Value of Higher Education


Making the decision to not pursue a college education purely on cost is short-sighted. While I’ll discuss the variable of cost (as it is just one of a few), this is not an essay that will give you a clean estimated return on your investment in education. There are plenty of those already. To reduce a decision like this to cost is dangerous for yourself (or your child) as well as our society. If I...

The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin (Review, Summary & Takeaways)


I had to read The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin multiple times through to catch every single perspective shifting piece of wisdom. To date, this is the best book I’ve read on the learning process.  In the book, Josh asserts that the disciplined, highly intentional learning process is what breeds mastery. Not only that, but learning is to never stop. It’s not just in your craft or in your...

Today was supposed to be my graduation day


Today was supposed to be my graduation day… Last March 31st, 2015 I withdrew from the University of Gonzaga. I still remember the feeling. Freedom! Well, sort of…I needed to stay in Spokane until the semester close because I told my parents I was going to finish. Despite my parents’ wishes, I quit school halfway through a semester with no refund on my tuition.  I also received 6 fat...

Who is Cory?

Cory believes he has an obligation to leave the world a better place than he found it. He runs an agency specializing in SEO, writes, and goes on road trips in his van with his girlfriend whenever he can.

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