[plt-scheme] Re: HTDP - evidently not for everyone.

From: wooks (wookiz at hotmail.com)
Date: Fri Feb 12 13:24:39 EST 2010

On Feb 12, 5:57 pm, Robby Findler <ro... at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 11:54 AM, wooks <woo... at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > On Feb 12, 2:15 pm, Robby Findler <ro... at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> >> With all due respect to your students, wooks, an academic filter is,
> >> in some cases, simply "do you have the money" plus "do you submit an
> >> app". Even at some of the best places (for some of the degree
> >> programs).
> > Imagine a scenario where every single student in the class fits that
> > profile and you begin (because there are other factors) to approach
> > the situation in my class.
> Well, I stretched the truth a little with my comment above (it would
> be hard to get into a master's program without a high school degree,
> for example, no matter how money hungry the administrators at the
> school may be :), but it is difficult to understand why you are even
> posting here if no one can possibly understand what you are dealing
> with. Isn't it an immediate consequence that our lack of understanding
> implies our inability to help?

I have pointed out that situation in my class is different to what
most here are used to but I haven't said and I don't believe for a
nanosecond that no one can understand.

In fact I'd say the opposite. Everybody on this list is capable of

However there have been more than enough hints so I'll go away, shut
up and do the best I can with what I have got.

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