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

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Fri Feb 12 13:39:13 EST 2010

Sorry, wooks. I spoke out of turn. Email is a bit of an emotional void
and I have the bad habit of filling that void with the not so nice



On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 12:24 PM, wooks <wookiz at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> understanding.
> 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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