Poll: Elite Colleges Don’t Produce Happier Graduates

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According to a new Gallup poll, going to a highly selective university doesn’t lead to being happier in life, with survey results indicating that students who forge connections with inspiring professors are likelier to be happier and more engaged workers. What do you think?

“Just tell me what to do and where to go to guarantee happiness forever.”

Dan Blythe • Halogen Lamp Assembler

“Yeah, like I’ll really believe a poll from those state-school morons over at Gallup.”

Claire Taylor • Glass Blowing Instructor


“Is there no joy in this world for the privileged?”

Mitch Considine • Systems Analyst