What’s the Deal with TA’s?

From Undergraduate Admission Blog
March 16, 2017 - 12:05pm
Ah, spring time! The lilies are blooming, the robins are singing, and many students are using their spring breaks to visit colleges. At nearly every one of the college information sessions you attend, you are likely to hear that ubiquitous phrase spoken with pride, “No courses are taught by TA’s!” This is a point commonly made by admissions representatives, so it made me wonder...what do TA’s actually do?? (And why are we supposed to dislike them?)

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