Tag Archives: university

Is there a discount if I get MA and PhD at the same time?

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.)

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Renting in Frankfurt, Germany

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

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Easily Confused, # 12

Registering with university for the new term, it dawned on me: Continuing registration is better than continuing resignation.

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Is university worth it?

A recent 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 … Continue reading

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MA Philosophy at the Open University

Good news: I will be a student again! I have been accepted into a programme for an MA in Philosophy to begin in January 2011. Philosophy should be both interesting and challenging enough to enable my brain and my mind … Continue reading

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