It seems that education represents a startling example of a nonlinear response to additional resources. At what point in time does the marginal increase in student test performance no longer justify the ever increasing per student cost? Continental Europe is remarkably adept at producing unemployable faux intelligentsia. Only the most premiere institutions of higher learning can make any real decisions concerning the faculty they employ or the students they are forced to accept. There is a reason the U.S. dominates the ranking tables in tertiary learning: competition.