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4/03/2006 11:52:00 AM | Nick

I Guess There's No Cure for Stupid

I usually don't expect much from editorials in The D, but this one made me laugh out loud. Particularly these two lines:
I know that I should already have "major advisors" by now and solid relationships with many faculty members, but the truth is I don't have much of either, and even with the professors I do know well, I don't feel like I have my thoughts or desires organized enough to schedule a meeting with them. At this point, I would love to have somebody who has the assigned job of having me come in and express my thoughts: "Blah," because everyone else seems to be sick of it.

I anticipate that someone from the Dean's office is going to write in tomorrow and give this kid a well-deserved rhetorical kick to the head, then list off about a dozen different services that are assigned this exact job. So I won't list them here.

My question is more simple: Are all '08s this clueless? This is the cue for the Review to step in and say "The College is paying all these offices for advising, and no one knows about them? We blame it on Jim Merkel."



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