Having graduated from university 4 years ago (B.S. Aeronautical Engineering) and currently working in industry for the last 2 years, Ive noticed a startling number of engineering graduates who don't have basic skills one would think an engineering graduate would have acquired during their studies. I know many engineers who cant program to save their life, who barely got by with C's, or who got B's but cant remember anything from their classes, and many college grads who write at the middle school level. It is startling. Basically, I from what I see from day to day it seems like we have more people who have a degree but not an education. I do have to wonder if making education accessible to everyone (in the US this is through the federal loan system but hopefully that will change) also results in a lower quality education for all. Ive only been out of the educational system for 4 years and I notice a difference in the average student, what do you guys think (especially those who've been around the block longer than me :) )?