In Today's "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Zak Slayback, a career and communications expert and principal of the 1517 Fund, to discuss why college is a waste of time and money, how the American university system became so broken, and what (if anything) can be done to fix it.

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Zak is a career and communications expert whose content has been highlighted or featured in Fast Company, Business Insider, The Muse, Newsweek, and the New York Observer. He was an early team member at the startup apprenticeship company Praxis, where he was charged with recruiting new business partners and placing apprentices. He left the University of Pennsylvania in 2014 after pursuing a major in Philosophy. He writes at


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