In the wake of globalization and democracy, learning foreign languages has become the first point in the modern “To-Do” list of every person in the world. According to the 2017… [Continue Reading]
Když jsem poprvé ve svém životě začala pracoval na plný úvazek, změnilo se hodně věcí. A to nemyslím k horšímu. Pořád slýchávám od mým vrstevníků, jak by zůstali na vejšce napořád. Otázka spíše je, co nás drží při studiu a proč jsou mladí lidé zděšení představou pracovat 8 hodin denně.
As I started to work full-time for the first time in my life, many things have changed. But that doesn’t mean it’s been bad changes. I keep hearing my peers talking about how they want to stay in college for the rest of their lives. The question is: what actually motivates us to keep studying? Why are young people scared of working 8 hours per day?
June 16th is the date of the first examinations for the French students who are sitting the baccalauréat– equivalent of the English A-Levels or the Irish Leaving Certificate – and it all begins, abiding by the tradition, with philosophy. After three years attending “lycée”, the dreaded moment puts an end to it and represents a passport for further education to the successful ones.
In Italy, the school year has just ended: holidays are no more a dream! Well, not for everybody: students who were attending their last year of high school should get prepared for the leaving qualification, whose name in Italian is Esame di Stato (State Examination) or Esame di Maturità (Maturity Examination).
As studying demands more and more time and is getting more and more expensive, it is difficult to enjoy the Dolce Vita of college without working at the same time. Rent, parties and academic resources of all kinds, the total can quickly be of significant amount!