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random thoughts: college

#1 Postby V VII Hero » Sun Jul 24, 2005 9:36 pm

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#2 Postby willpeavy » Sun Jul 24, 2005 10:49 pm

The most important thing I got out of college was better communication skills - especially my last year of college - when I took seminar courses where I would spend the semester researching a topic in order to turn in a research paper and give a presentation. It's a good feeling when you can learn a subject so well that you can stand up and give an hour long defense of your thesis in front of questions asked by other students and professors.

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#3 Postby CollegeB » Mon Jul 25, 2005 12:14 am

The article said, "You go to college to grow and change and develop morally and ethically as a person. You go to college to become socially conscious. " I think this is a fallacy (I believe this based only on people I know) because there are many who come to college and yes they do change but I think most actually lose moral ground, and I guess if you think of getting drunk with new people as social consciousness then that part is correct (but i dont think thats what the author meant).

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