[lit-ideas] Re: Erin's Course Dilemma

**Consider a logistical approach and keep all four.  When do each meet??
  How many total hours are spent in class??  How much prep and homework
will be needed for each??  Can you tighten your belt and still
breathe/eat/enjoy (university/social) life in the "free" time remaining??

**If the math doesn't reconcile, then punt Hegel and sweat through it
over the summer.

TC,

Erin Holder wrote:
> I have a dilemma.  You must advise me.  I am enrolled in 4 courses
> this semester: 1) German 2) Schelling/Rosenzweig/Heidegger 3)
> Seminar: Derrida 4) Hegel
> 
> German is a full year course, and I can't drop it.  The Derrida class
> I had to apply for to get into, and I can't drop it.  I don't want to
> drop the Schelling/Rosenzweg/Heidegger class.  Hegel I'm considering
> dropping, but I can't decide.  If I don't drop a course, and I keep 4
> this semester, I'll run myself into the ground.  German is really
> difficult this year, Schelling et. all is with a demanding
> instructor, and the Derrida class is a 4th year seminar class which
> I'm technically not supposed to be in but somehow got into anyway.
> With Hegel on top of all that, odds are that I'll run the risk of
> doing poorly at something else (namely worse than I'm already doing
> in German), which means I'll jeopardize the renewal of my
> scholarship.  However, if I do drop the Hegel course, I'll have to do
> two full credits in the summer to finish my 3rd year and to even
> requalify for my scholarship, not to mention study for and take those
> god damn GREs.  So I can't bloody decide.  This is th e last day to
> do it before I lose my money.  Do I keep the Hegel class and put my
> other classes at risk or do I drop the Hegel class and suffer in the
> summer?
> 
> Helllp meeeeee
> 
> 
> Erin Toronto 
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