Schools in Asia operate on a competitive basis that dwarfs what happens in the college admittance programs here in the U.S..
it's interesting to hear my Japanese sis-in-law talk about school back in Japan.
school on weekends.
janitorial duty for the students.
brutal entrance exams.
I would NOT want that for my kids.
I'm not even sure I want them getting in to this intense college prep game.
my objective is to get them focused on robot-proof gigs in growth industries,
state universities, and a big focus on internships.
I managed to enjoy my youth sufficiently AND get on a solid career track via
tech. the local schools are actually taking a pretty strong stand against excessive
take-home work which I appreciate if not only because they can still enjoy