Speaker2Animals: FARK to hell websites that automatically start loud video in windows you can't close! DRTFA and won't click on that site again.
Glockenspiel Hero: Interestingly, these problems reach into schools and sports you might not think.A number of years back when I was in grad school at (Very prestigious top 10 undergraduate school) one of my research group members was a TA for a well known Olympic athlete. (Well known as in won a medal in a very popular sport and had multiple "Get to know her" pieces on TV) Said Olympian was often mentioned as a straight A premed student.She was straight A since (VPT10US) had a policy of simply eliminating any failed course from your transcript with no note that you'd ever taken it. She was on her third attempt to pass organic chemistry- she'd failed the first two attempts, but those never appeared on her transcript and she kept her 4.0.She was hardly the only person to take advantage of that policy (Virtually everyone (ab)used it at some point), but it was noted how often athletes used it./A few years later I worked at Virginia Tech. Friend of a friend had Michael Vick as a student. His comment on Vick's work? "Yes, he came to class. Once."
That's ridiculous! I have one of the great minds or our generation. I work on a level so rarefied you couldn't even imagine it.I said stop looking at my cool train!
bighairyguy: I got a degree in nuclear engineering because I like nukie.
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Uzzah: How do we know he wasn't specifically talking about train engineering?/was he going to the Lanley Institute? They have an intensive 3-week course.
video man: Either last year or the year before, there was a French Canadian on our hockey team majoring in... French.I mean, c'mon, do more than that!
Fubini: Why is this news/scandal? If you don't agree with exploiting young men for entertainment, you don't watch college football. It's that simple.I've seen lots of well educated football players be successful both academically and athletically. They are not at division one schools.
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