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…"
"That's an interesting point. How do the race groups on campus feel about this kind of profiling? For years, they've been fighting against obnoxious "Arabs look like terrorists", "Hispanics look like…"
"Guilt or innocence is not determined by a college administration but by a jury of peers or judge in a court of law. The young man was determined guilty by reason of resemblance (not even a legal argument at all), and his freedom restricted by…"
"I'm sure the Jews in Germany didn't look at statistics the same way either afterwards. Nor do the girls that Boku Haram have kidnapped or the kidnapped journalist/aidworkers/tourists. I mean statistically they're in the…"
"He was talking about the policy, not the case. The policy that sets this kid free is generally applicable. We don't punish innocent people.
This is also not as completely out-of-the-blue as it sounds. There is a certain…"