German Student Asks For Test Questions Ahead of Time With Freedom of Information Request

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Ahead of the forthcoming Abitur tests, Simon Schräder, a 17-year-old student from Münster, used Germany’s freedom of information platform to ask for the test questions ahead of time. Schräder now has to wait for a response, which will take up to one month, to see if his request will …

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Get a College Education for Free – Study in Germany

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If you have a high school student in your family you are sooner or later confronted with the topic  “What about College?” As a good parent you attend all the informational meetings at your student’s high school and get acquainted with all the special steps that will finally lead into …
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Passing Your Abitur… Do You Have What It Takes?

By Corinna Bienger on Email

This is about  high school and the Abitur in Germany; as it is the  main conversation in our house these days. My daughter is in the midst of her final exams for the Abiturzeugnis, the document which contains the student’s grades and enables them to attend university.  The importance of …

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