Freedom to choose one's course of study can be an oxymoron in that few persons have an opportunity to make a choice based upon interest and capacity. Too often, the party suggesting that one head in a given direction might be more inclined to serve their own ego than that of the prospective student.
"Owen Francis Ellison,"
Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine: Vol. 7:
1, Article 7.
Available at: https://repository.stcloudstate.edu/survive_thrive/vol7/iss1/7