Hello, gentleman. This is my first post in this forum after lurking for good year or so. I have a problem. The problem is me and I do not know how to handle it.I am 23 year old, studying History in…Continue
"Debt is already incurred most likely.
Any degree trumps no degree, the right degree trumps any degree.
As to I don't know what I want to do with my life.
Really that is an age old question, and as you age for many it is still the…"
"To be clear, I told him to choose a soft major he likes and get it out of the way. Though I don't think you could give me a definitive list of qualities a Literature degree would give over a History one, or vice versa, for the job market…"
"Another respondent told him to finish the degree, get it out of the way, and then start fighting other, more qualified because they have the appropriate degree, people for jobs. Kind of not a bright idea if you ask me especially if you're…"
"I was also a history major, and I survived a similar cut from 25 down to 8 one semester. My professor enjoyed bragging about how hard her class was, and she respected me for sticking with it. I also respect her for being the most demanding person…"
"This may not be (and probably isn't) the root of your dilemma, but establishing good study habits is a must. Search online for study guides, not for the subject at hand, but for studying itself.
Being a good student is possible even without a…"
"I have read some of the responses that suggest take a step back and this can be done, however there is the temptation to put off starting back up "next semester...................then next semester"
Education is a self filtering process,…"
"First you are not alone. You have never been trained to study or manage your time and how to really be in charge of yourself. We don’t as a culture teach our youth self-governance. Parents, especially helicopter parents who…"
"First thing you need to ask yourself is that is the profession related to history something you truly want. If it is then you just need to focus on the goal and strive everyday to get through school tasks and exams. In every major there is always…"
"As I understand it, within Syria, there is something akin to Sunni unity in that they tend to not like Assad, ISIS or the Kurds. So the theory is removing one of those, give them focus to work to remove the other themselves. But goodness knows…"
"Assad doesn't want Sunni unity because he's part of an elite and privileged Shia minority running a Sunni majority country.
Having an enemy in place like ISIS makes it easier for him to again position himself as the saviour of Syria…"
"A lot of people, and it's becoming increasingly clear our politicians are in that group, don't know how far the world has moved on. FFS Hamas is acting as an intel cell for the Israelis at this point."
"Assad is one of the biggest factors allowing ISIS. Most analysts I've read recently seem to feel getting rid of Assad is the first and most important step in getting rid of ISIS. Which makes Russian policy supporting Assad problematic. "