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stoolpigeon's Journal: California Scholarships for Undocumented Immigrants 2

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I just read an article that interviewed a few kids taking advantage of college scholarships even though they aren't US citizens. Undocumented Students Get First Grants
I'm all for immigration reform and I think the US ought to be embracing immigration from Mexico in a big way. But this article made me sad. Look at what these kids want to study. Psychology? In my house we call that "getting a degree in retail management." Mostly because everyone I know with an undergrad degree in psych works as a manager in retail.
Please - give them scholarships - in fields that we need. medicine, technology, engineering - something. Not psychology and political science.

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  • Speaking from experience (management, not Psychology), I cold see how that would actually be an appropriate/useful degree when a large part of your job is managing people.
    • Shouldn't a couple of psych credits be required for a management degree? Armchair professor here says he would call for it. Hell, he says even a zoo keeper should know a thing or two before they lock him up in the cage during feeding time.

When some people discover the truth, they just can't understand why everybody isn't eager to hear it.