Getting Into Harvard

1 12 2008

. . .and why that shouldn’t drive kids’ priorities. Academic doping instead of sports doping. On Boston Legal tonight, sitting here with Favorite Daughter watching. Anybody else?

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3 12 2008
Crimson Wife

Sadly enough, there is actually a thriving black market at Harvard for medications like Adderall and Provigil as “study drugs”. We had a neighbor in the graduate student housing who was a med student & rumor had it he was selling them for $5 per pill during exam periods. Which raises a whole other issue- what having $200k worth of student loan debt will tempt someone to do in order to get out from underneath…

3 12 2008
Nance Confer

We do seem to have a lot of misplaced incentives built into our systems.

Nance

3 12 2008
JJ

Not just for students, and not just in this country either–

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