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While president of Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson asked a group of alumni a provocative question: Would Abraham Lincoln have been a better president if he had been college-educated?


Wilson answered his own question with a resounding "no."

Since Wilson's time, a college education has become a minimum requirement for many jobs, even if the skills required by those jobs have nothing to do with a person's coursework.

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