Universities in U.S. and Germany share problems
As an exchange student from Germany at Carnegie Mellon, I have scrutinized the education systems of American and Germany; I became curious to know if there are fields in which the problems of both countries are similar.
Indeed, on both sides of the Atlantic, people have issues with grade inflation and allocating university funds to where they are most needed.Forum | April 15, 2013
Looking at advantages of German universities
When I came to America from RWTH Aachen University in Germany for a year abroad, most of my expectations for Carnegie Mellon were met. I was amazed by how much time and effort Carnegie Mellon put into organizing events for incoming students and introducing them to their new environment. After the first two years in Germany, where I felt like one out of many, the warm welcome at Carnegie Mellon was...Forum | April 8, 2013
Experiences at German university reveal issues
My preparation for the interview to study abroad seemed perfect. The opportunity to leave RWTH Aachen University, Germany for Carnegie Mellon sounded like the opportunity to travel to a better place.Forum | April 1, 2013