ivory-tower

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ivory-tower

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Incapable of dealing efficiently with practical matters:
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Within the magnitude of academic elitism and academic massification, there are several remote controlling authorities that influence social costs of colleges and universities, both, in terms of quality and quantity, teaching and researching, drop-out rates and lengthy periods of study.
specifically at the intersection of academic elitism and socioeconomic
The gloss of academic elitism, though, must sometimes be torn asunder to allow new acolytes a view of Shakespeare and his contemporaries as something more than mere consecrated words on a page.

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