ECDL Foundation Blog
January 28, 2011
The USA is often praised as a society in which those who are diligent and brave enough will not be denied success because of such old-world concepts as class distinctions or birth-right. To some extent this is true; the pioneer quality of being self-made is generally an asset rather than a hindrance. However the education system is far from being a level playing field (where is it?), and third-level education, in comparison to other parts of the world, can be prohibitively expensive.