The Obscene Cost of University Education

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In January 2019, I started a job at the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) as an executive assistant. I had no professional experience in healthcare. My background was in business and the arts. A few months into the job, I noticed that a lot of the work at OHA revolved around policy — understanding it, writing it, interpreting it. I had no policy experience, but I was willing to learn.