How times have changed. The past two years have seen exponential growth in the tablet market, with Google's Nexus and Samsung's Galaxy tablets now presenting a serious challenge to Apple's dominance.
Halloween is less than a week away now. Every time I turn on the TV, a ghost hunting show or a horror movie is on. All the haunted houses are hitting their strides, and spooky costumes and decorations greet me every time I walk into a department store.
Nations and regions are recognizing that to compete successfully in the 21st-century global economy, they must increase educational attainment levels. This is true in China, India and Brazil, as well as in the U.S. and Nebraska.
Studying in the U.S. seemed like on impossible dream to me. I thought I never would visit it. It was in my imagination to come. The dream that I wanted is now real. Arriving here, I met people and that was a good thing for me. The most attractive thing to me is the culture, such as how people deal with you, what behavior Americans don't like, and what popular foods are. I have seen in America all these things.
It's 2010. We live in an era congested with Facebook, instant text messaging and on-demand Internet. I know many students spend more class time checking their friend's Facebook wall or watching "The Office" on Hulu.com than paying attention to their professors. In a technologically-savvy world, this trend is only increasing.