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Advice for Grads

45 Pieces Of Wisdom From This Year's Commencement Speeches

The Huffington Post | Riley Griffin, Alexandra Svokos | Posted 06.10.2015 | College

As the school year came to a close, the Class of 2015 methodically donned their caps and gowns. Four years long and four years gone, these students mu...

Six Pieces Of Wisdom And Advice For College Grads, Inspired By And Borrowed From Norman Lear

Caty Borum Chattoo | Posted 07.11.2012 | College
Caty Borum Chattoo

So much of my "wisdom" or, more accurately, just "stuff that I say," comes from the actual wisdom of the great mentor of my life, the incomparable Norman Lear. Graduation season is the perfect time to share Norman's "Norman-isms."

How to Prepare for the Interview

Adele Scheele | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business
Adele Scheele

Far away from a test, consider the interview as a courtship or dance. Essentially, you're telling a story about yourself and the way you have approached work and relationships. If you're prepared and relaxed, you're more likely to land the job.

The Real Education Begins Now

NextGen Journal | Posted 07.31.2011 | College
NextGen Journal

College would do its tuition-paying customers a favor by not solely focusing on hard facts/skills. They are important, but an even greater need exists in helping students develop an understanding of themselves.

It's Graduation Time -- So What Do We Want From Universities?

Nancy Cantor | Posted 07.26.2011 | College
Nancy Cantor

It is tempting to turn for solutions directly to our newest graduates. Instead, it seems fairer to ask their colleges and universities how well positioned they are to help fix what ails.