Is it weird that universities ask money before they give anything to you? I find it a bit strange that it works like those subscription systems on most crappy websites like netflix. What about consumer protection.

@ekaitz_zarraga hmm.. at least in Russia you need to pay first before getting in uni (if you are not smart enough to get into free tier). We pay before semester starts, not after.

@w96k we do here too... but it's kind of acceptable because your are not a consumer/client, you are a student. That's something we often forget (we forget it mostly because they charge us...)

@ekaitz_zarraga Some unis in Russia can be extremely bad.. Also before you meet professors you can't really say if they can provide you anything. Maybe I'm a bit biased, I think education here can be different from other countries.

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