Yet another filter through which to view the world
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Access and Opportunity in Higher Education
Three insightful and expressively-written articles/essays on access to higher education, in general, and not necessarily, veterinary medicine. But I thought the underlying issues affecting access are well-expressed. 'On Privilege and the Ph.D.' by Kate Bahn.
And a fourth, for those who appreciate creative-writing pieces with a personal touch, author Anne Raeff makes us all aware of how hopelessness can systematically and almost irreversibly breed despair already in the minds and souls of children and teens.
“You have to live as if you believe that something will change and you will be able to go to college.” I explained, but they just shook their heads. “Nothing’s going to change,” they said.