That looks like a play on some textbooks that have a section near the beginning on how to use the book in a course, etc. It looks like the author must have read too many college texts and still maintained a sense of humor!
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It looks like the author must have read too many college texts and still maintained a sense of humor!
I read one page of college text and was grumpy for a day. Since then I've never read a college text again.
My theory is that if you read to many you will never find happiness in life again.
I did finish college though
College, one of the most boring and lonely times of my life...
I lived quite a while from my school. I never wanted to live in the city (not for those three days a week I was in school). I had no friends there (because I was only there for two or three hours three times a week). Didn't like all those academic texts. Actually I didn't like my study at all. I'm not a quitter though, so I finished it (failed my final year the first time because I really didn't have any incentive to finish it anymore). In the Netherlands it's relatively cheap to study (about 1600 euro a year), and you even get money for travelling, books, rent, food etc. If you fail your study you have to pay all that money back, so that was a good incentive to finish it anyway. I can't say it was with pleasure though. I've never been more relieved than when I finally had my exam paper. I never went to any graduate ceremony, not from my high school and not from my university. I was just glad I never had to be there again.
I've never liked school. The only good thing about it is that you have lots of spare time. The lesser I was in school the happier I was.
You'll have to pay me lots and lots and lots of money to get me back in school again.
Everything I learn at school I can learn right at home. It's all about reading these books anyway. Most teachers I know didn't add anything to what was already written in those books. The only thing I did learn is that school makes you braindead, hate whatever it is you're studying no matter how nice you'd have found it otherwise and that most of your classmates are morons.
I'm getting angry and depressed even thinking about it.
I really don't understand (but I'm happy for you) how people can actually like all that.
Perhaps it's just me... But I can say I wouldn't trade work for school anymore. Perhaps in twenty or thirty years or so, when school isn't fresh in memory and work has become a drag...