Education

Learning to Think

The more classes I take, the more I realize that a college education is about teaching one how to think. Indeed, knowledge alone cannot benefit anyone. Only by critically evaluating the data can changes be made in the world. Antoine Saint-Exupery, the author of The Little Prince, writes about his teaching experience in a letter … Continue reading

Education

College the World Around

Somehow, no matter what part of the world you are in, universities and the students who attend them all bear certain similarities. For one, they obviously all face finals and idiosyncratic professors. As an article from Commonwealth Magazine’s college student periodical (天下校園)  shows, the college student in Taiwan is not much different from the college … Continue reading