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It goes without saying that professors can benefit a lot from professions relevant to the course they teach. However, is

GRE Essay Topic 219 - Present your perspective on the issue below, "In order to improve the quality of instruction at the college and university level, all faculty should be required to spend time working outside the academic world in professions relevant to the courses they teach."

Author: clyde630 | Date: August 24, 2007 | Score:5.5

It goes without saying that professors can benefit a lot from professions relevant to the course they teach. However, is it urgent and necessary for all faculties to spend time working outside the academic world in professions concerned with their major courses? Insofar as I can see, for some maj...

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