Monthly Archives: May 2019

SAT to measure whiteness…Seriously?

SAT to measure whiteness…Seriously?

The (SAT) is a test which measures, at the risk of being patronizing, scholastic aptitude. For those very few colleges which still care about admissions, the SAT is often used to determine which students have the aptitude to survive a legitimate college program. No, it’s not a perfect test by any means, but with the […] … learn more→

Congress is considering privacy legislation – be afraid

Congress is considering privacy legislation – be afraid

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis called privacy the “right to be let alone.” Perhaps Congress should give states trying to protect consumer data the same right. For years, a gridlocked Congress ignored privacy, apart from occasionally scolding companies such as Equifax and Marriott after their major data breaches. In its absence, states have taken the lead in experimenting with […] … learn more→

Why we can’t overlook textbook piracy

Why we can’t overlook textbook piracy

It’s exam season, a time when textbook publishers’ revenues should be booming, but that’s not quite the reality. About a quarter of students admit that they regularly pirate academic content, and on average academic publishers lose more than 28 per cent of their potential revenue to textbook piracy. The industry has already begun to feel […] … learn more→

The skills of 21st century lawyers

The skills of 21st century lawyers

Like other professions, the legal profession has evolved in recent years and, like other sectors, has been particularly influenced by globalization and technology. In relation to globalization, on the one hand, there is a greater need to offer legal services of greater international scope and there are also more and more law students who travel […] … learn more→

Stays abroad: the best way to learn a language?

Stays abroad: the best way to learn a language?

“Immerse yourself in the language,” “impregnate”, “immerse yourself in a language bath”, all expressions that may suggest that a stay abroad is the miracle solution to learn a second language. Here, we want to quote the author of the blog “The world of languages”  : “the problem with this myth is that it leads you to believe […] … learn more→

Essential tips for traveling while studying

Essential tips for traveling while studying

Access to free essays is one of the numerous benefits we get off the internet, and with that, everyone can get help from the internet for whatever issues they might be facing. There are plenty of various tips on studying such as using Grammarly, the free online plagiarism checker for students, Copywritely and so on. […] … learn more→

Debate: Would the

Debate: Would the “basement school” be a victim of a curse?

The rapporteur of the Blanquer legislation in the Senate, “the school of the base is a good subject, which deserves to be discussed.” Beautiful subject so that a structure covering all levels of compulsory schooling and basic knowledge, but subject too explosive? How to understand that the prospect of such a school, once viewed favorably by the […] … learn more→

Five facts about today’s College graduates

Five facts about today’s College graduates

Apparently semesters go even faster when you’re not teaching, and graduation is coming up soon if not over for most college students. A 2014 article highlights the situation for graduates on our campuses, and I doubt much has changed in the last 5 years, so let’s get to it: 5 Facts About Today’s College Graduates […] … learn more→

Health studies: who benefits from the reform of the first year?

Health studies: who benefits from the reform of the first year?

The reform of medical studies is one of the flagship measures of the “My Health 2022” bill, which should be adopted in July 2019. Its ambition is to promote a better match between the training of doctors and the needs of the population. Among the different measures is the abolition by 2020 of the numerus clausus and the competition […] … learn more→