quote: some children stay in school through age 26 or maybe longer
quote: The stipend is $24,000 for the 2007-08 academic year. In addition, tuition costs are remitted, an individual health insurance program is provided and paid by the center, and matriculating students receive a one-time educational allowance of $2,000.
quote: Your darn right its an example at the extreme. Your subjective distinction as to the beginning of adulthood is rediculous, and should acknowledge the role of education in our society.
quote: However, there are plenty of undergrads paying their own way, working at night etc.
quote: I will be about this age when I get my PhD in neuroscience.
quote: Perhaps you should reconsider what it means to be an adult, by contemporary standards, instead of comparing to the middle ages.