Cliff from the tools-for-use-outside-of-the-box dept.
openyourmind asks: "A friend's daughter is going to college, and I want to send her a package to help her in school. What kinds of things did you wish you had, but couldn't get, in college? I have already included a lockpick set, a UVmarking pen, and an LED flashlight in her care package. What else? Legal items only, please."
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.