More and more people chose a study that they can follow at home, the so called home study or independent study. In those studies, lectures often take place online via your own computer screen. And it doesn’t stop at a short course in Chinese! Nowadays, there all full professional educations that can be done. Even bachelors and masters are possible. But are these forms of education really a good alternative for classic education in a group with other students? How do educational institutes handle students? Do you actually learn something? And how strong is your position on the job market with a diploma from an independent study? What should you do if you have a complaint about your educational institute or encounter other kind of problems? In what ways do they help you? Read reviews by students that went before you. Let their experiences, opinions and complaints help you to make the best choice, and help others by leaving a review of your own.