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When a lecturer in a college or university is either so famous or such a genius that he or she has lost the ability to connect with students. This makes their teaching style extremely confusing and careless and they may not even make it to every lesson.
"What do you think its like to take an acting class from James Franco?"

"Its probably all taught by TA's with occasional cameos by Franco. Its typical Famous Professor Syndrome"
by Argentarius June 27, 2017
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