KimSummary of “Should Undergraduates Specialize?”The essay “Should Undergraduates Specialize?” inLIT. FOR COMPOSITIONwaswritten by Patrick N. Allitt in 2006. Allitt, the author of this essay, is a professor of history atEmory University in Atlanta. In his essay, Allitt compares his college experience in OxfordUniversity in England and his daughter’s, Frances, college experience in Emory University inAmerica. He also tells the advantages and disadvantages of British and America educationsystem. In comparing between two-education systems, he brings the question ifundergraduates should specialize.He explains British education is expected for undergradsto know what they want to go into, so most student study what they want for their futureprofession and major. However, American education system is different from Britisheducation system. American undergrad students are required to take some the liberal art
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