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Indenturedebtor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-11-08 02:15 PM
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6. Well we do have really good grad programs n/t
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  -U.S. GRADUATE TRAINING: Top Ph.D. Feeder Schools Are Now Chinese arendt  Jul-11-08 01:42 PM   #0 
  - The privledge of China owning our debt .  midnight   Jul-11-08 01:53 PM   #1 
  - China's population is 1.3 billion - more than 4 times the population of the US  Xipe Totec   Jul-11-08 01:58 PM   #2 
  - And letting them have 1/3 of our advanced degrees to take home to China helps us compete how?  arendt   Jul-11-08 02:02 PM   #3 
  - It doesn't, but rather than piss and moan about...  TreasonousBastard   Jul-11-08 02:27 PM   #10 
  - well, actually, most programs won't accept a student into a PhD without also offering them support  FarceOfNature   Jul-11-08 02:40 PM   #11 
  - For starters, my tax dollars are going to educate people who will leave here...  arendt   Jul-11-08 02:41 PM   #12 
  - I don't think it's fair to just blame greed/lack of's so much more complex than that  FarceOfNature   Jul-11-08 02:58 PM   #13 
     - I appreciate, and accept, your nuanced interpretation. One question...  arendt   Jul-11-08 03:30 PM   #14 
        - well, not all obviously! ;)  FarceOfNature   Jul-12-08 04:45 PM   #29 
  - Foreign students pay full fare for their education...  ldf   Jul-11-08 07:32 PM   #17 
     - LOL  sudopod   Jul-11-08 09:15 PM   #20 
     - Gravy train? Hardly. On a $/hr basis, it's miserable.  eppur_se_muova   Jul-11-08 10:57 PM   #21 
        - Yes, it sucks. But it always has; and it beats planting rice...  arendt   Jul-12-08 09:38 AM   #26 
           - "Planting rice?" Have you seen China lately?  mainer   Jul-13-08 06:26 AM   #30 
              - And who builds those cities? Itinerant workers from the rice fields. There are TWO chinas today...  arendt   Jul-13-08 10:01 AM   #32 
                 - do you really think the Chinese science elite will be planting rice?  mainer   Jul-13-08 01:55 PM   #36 
                    - First of all, the anecdote was from 30 years ago, at the height of the Cultural Revolution...  arendt   Jul-13-08 03:26 PM   #38 
                       - Yes, as a matter of fact. I am.  mainer   Jul-13-08 08:23 PM   #44 
                          - I have given the parallel "flipping burgers", if that's not good enough, I can't do any more...  arendt   Jul-13-08 09:58 PM   #45 
                             - I do have a doctorate in science.  mainer   Jul-14-08 08:14 AM   #48 
                                - First, this is completely off the OP. But, I really feel that your priorities are wrong here...  arendt   Jul-14-08 10:06 AM   #49 
  - They don't need them...the H1-B's  Zodiak Ironfist   Jul-11-08 07:45 PM   #18 
  - also, China has only 2,000 degree-granting universities...  FarceOfNature   Jul-11-08 02:17 PM   #7 
  - found the link, US has 4,084 degree-granting universities..  FarceOfNature   Jul-11-08 02:25 PM   #9 
  - Interesting....worrying?  FarceOfNature   Jul-11-08 02:08 PM   #4 
  - Well we do have really good grad programs n/t  Indenturedebtor   Jul-11-08 02:15 PM   #6 
  - yeah, and even more than just from an academics standpoint, an American degree has prestige...  FarceOfNature   Jul-11-08 02:19 PM   #8 
  - I suspect it's just that grad schools are expensive to maintain  mainer   Jul-13-08 06:28 AM   #31 
  - Maybe I'm just old fashion but I thought US universities were  lovuian   Jul-11-08 02:13 PM   #5 
  - Ah, you arr suprrise I speak yourr ranguage. I study in you contry at U. C. R. A.  bean fidhleir   Jul-11-08 03:37 PM   #15 
  - LOL! Coplas!  Coventina   Jul-12-08 11:52 AM   #27 
  - why don't you make slant eyes and buck teeth while you're at it?  mainer   Jul-13-08 01:48 PM   #35 
  - ditto.nt  nam78_two   Jul-13-08 10:26 PM   #46 
  - What a disgusting post.nt  nam78_two   Jul-13-08 10:29 PM   #47 
  - The number of Chinese applicants to U.S. science grad programs could fill up a telephone book  brentspeak   Jul-11-08 04:07 PM   #16 
  - Where do they work?  ramapo   Jul-11-08 08:52 PM   #19 
     - my friend is a research chemist and most of his research team  lovuian   Jul-13-08 10:27 AM   #33 
  - Is this really significant? The more higher education is concentrated in a few schools ...  eppur_se_muova   Jul-11-08 11:14 PM   #22 
  - Its no statistical trick. Go to any grad school, the non-American percentage is gigantic...  arendt   Jul-12-08 09:26 AM   #25 
     - Some of the students at my rural high school are afraid to go to the big  amandabeech   Jul-12-08 03:57 PM   #28 
        - And still didn't get the message.  sfexpat2000   Jul-13-08 04:05 PM   #39 
           - students are BRUTAL to TA's who don't speak crystal clear, accent-free English...  FarceOfNature   Jul-13-08 05:00 PM   #41 
              - She was lucky to have you as a friend.  sfexpat2000   Jul-13-08 06:18 PM   #43 
  - Although I went to grad school myself, I can understand why an American student  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-11-08 11:46 PM   #23 
  - K&R  DeepModem Mom   Jul-12-08 12:11 AM   #24 
  - US is lucky in that foreigners are still come here studying  ckramer   Jul-13-08 10:45 AM   #34 
  - For now, of course.  Teh_Rabble_Rouser   Jul-13-08 04:53 PM   #40 
     - indeed. pretty much all that is holding up the US's perceived global hegemony is  FarceOfNature   Jul-13-08 05:03 PM   #42 
  - all your brains are belong to us !!!  PfcHammer   Jul-13-08 02:56 PM   #37 

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