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(Gothamist)   2.2 million reasons why money can't fix stupid   ( divider line
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23769 clicks; posted to Main » on 10 Oct 2012 at 6:46 AM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-10-10 09:01:48 AM  
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gerbilpox: Everyone knows Asian students get bad grades and drag down the average. I blame the parents for teaching them to be lazy and shiftless.


Except no.

I was asked by a colleague "When did American students stop going for their PhD's? All this foundational research was done in the 70s 80s and 90s by students with American names"

My Answer : "When Students from overseas started using the Graduate programs as ways to earn prestige and admittance to the US Job Market"

And yes, I will say this : The Students from overseas are very smart, but they also cheat like hell - and each in their own way
2012-10-10 07:56:01 AM  
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Bad investment. I'd have not gotten them into Harvard for half that.
2012-10-10 07:41:11 AM  
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If you have that much money to burn, why the hell do you want your kid to go to ANY school? Set up a trust fund and call it a day. Maybe I'm missing the point here somewhere...
2012-10-10 07:04:12 AM  
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"You didn't get in? Me so solly!"

Yeah, I'll just be over here...
2012-10-10 01:00:24 AM  
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fusillade762: 'Embedded racism' made development offices wary of Asian donors

We're supposed to be racist towards Asians now? I missed that memo.

Right. And what college would accept just any free money?
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