Miuccia Prada is not new to strong statements during dark times like the current political atmosphere.
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Others are now more worldly and mature, and can see the value in a higher education that their younger, less experienced selves never saw.
Still others use college as a kind of buffer between the highly structured military life they’ve led and our “every-man-for-himself” civilian world.
But, the transition from the intensity of military life to a more self-sufficient civilian life can be overwhelming.
In some ways, it’s similar to the experiences of laid-off workers: both groups may feel disoriented and suffer losses of identity and work-related friendships.