For writers, it must be saddening to see how ill-informed some people buy books. There seems to be a little bit of corruption in Montenegro. When I returned to university to study history at age 42, some were wondering what … Continue reading
The Freakonomics podcast “Is college worth it?” was sadly centered on the economic returns of studying and on US colleges, but one student of economics and philosophy had this universally applicable answer: If a bunch of people from the community sat in … Continue reading
Don’t blame me for looking at your ( . )( . ) when you wear sunglasses and I can’t look at your eyes. In Venezuela, the richest country in South America between the 1950s and the 1980s, and still the … Continue reading
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You can tell that something is wrong with higher education when university degrees are advertised at “999 €” prices like bicycles or package holidays. (European University in Skopje, Macedonia.)
The people at the Students Office at Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany are at least honest about the difficulties the incoming students will face with finding affordable accommodation: “It’s a tight rental market in Frankfurt. It is not easy to find … Continue reading
Registering with university for the new term, it dawned on me: Continuing registration is better than continuing resignation.