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> Right after graduation I went straight to New Zealand for two years,
> working at a top-notch consulting firm.  My colleagues who 
> spent 4 years
> at that country's technical schools were noticeably better 
> than American
> counterparts.  Why?  More focus on structural and less on 
> liberal arts.
> They weren't smarter, just more focused. 

Perhaps the Kiwi's non-technical education begins in high school.  Having
attended graduate school with a lot of international students, most had a
broader education in the fine arts than I.  I find it hard to believe that
technoids in New Zealand are grossly lacking in the liberal arts.

Tom Skaggs

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