I got so much debt from graduating from a US college. My brother is thinking about going to Germany. I bet he won't have to deal with so much politically correct social justice crap we have on our campuses either. Would you consider it?
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I am continental European but if I was American, I would most likely do that. Having tens of thousands of dollars college-debt is just plain stupid and ridiculous. Plus, I wouldn't even want to support such a shitty system that basically privileges all the kids with rich daddies and discriminate against millions of families that are less well off. I also believe that education is a universal right that you shouldn't have to financially ruin yourself for.
I do agree wie GirlsScoutsRevenge that it is questionable to take advantage of other countries' free education system although you've never paid taxes there. I'm pretty sure Germany is NOT okay with that ;-). But then again, maybe your brother will like it so much over here that he will actually stay and get a job in Europe , which would again make the whole thing morally more acceptable. And to be honest, I would definitely be too worried about my financial future to let such an opportunity go by, even though it's morally tricky.
Finally, I also believe most central/northern European countries offer a far better higher education than American colleges. I'm excluding here all the Ivy League colleges in the US because I know they have an excellent quality (but then again, only millionaires or geniuses can attend them). One thing I like about continental European colleges (I am explicitly saying continental European, Britain is becoming more and more American) is that they require a very strict specialization already on the B. A.-level. Whereas most American colleges are sort of like an advanced version of high school, where you still have all kinds of different subjects, European Universities expect that you already learned all these things in high school (German Gymnasiums or French Lycée are something between American high school and colleges in terms of difficulty). So when you attend a European University, you have to choose the subject that you actually want to study and you will exclusively have classes in that one subject. This gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself much more into that subject.
Personally, I wouldn't necessarily go to German because what I don't like about German universities is the fact that they are quite Americanized in the sense that there are "good" and "bad" universities. I would rather either come to Switzerland, or go to any of the Scandinavian countries where every university has the same, top-notch quality. Also, what do you mean by political correctness crap?0