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By Paul Losch

College Graduation Season

Uploaded: Apr 25, 2012

I graduated from college more years ago than I care to admit. I was fortunate to move on to business school from there, and life for me has had its twists and turns since then.

My two kids, who some of the readers of my blogs know personally, are at similar points of inflection this Spring.
Son finishing a teaching credential, daughter graduating from college. PROUD DAD! More importantly, they are both fine people. And what's next for them?

I hear this expressed by other boomers like me who are concerned about what their adult kids will do next. In these parts, a tech degree can land a job pretty easily, as I hear it. Soft skills that come from liberal arts degrees appear to lead to retail and the like just to generate some income.

I don't get it. I am not concerned about my kids, who I think have found their way, as I am about the general trend that if you are not a high tech engineering type, you are not welcome here in Silicon Valley.

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