Interesting question from EconLog reader Jonas Graham, reprinted with his permission. ________________________________________________________________________Dear Mr. Caplan,I read your book "The Case Against Education," well, as much as I could read for free off Amazon and Google Books, anyway. :P I might buy it, eventually...You say that college is the best way to signal to an employer that you are intelligent, conscientious and conform to social norms. Other ways such as maintaining a Science Fiction blog, copying the dictionary or eating Kosher, despite being a goy, would just come off as "weird".However, there is one way to signal that you are conscientious and conform to social norms, in fact
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