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It's graduation season, and one thing that is on most every college graduate's mind - aside from hitting the beach to celebrate - is "what kind of job am I going to get?" For high school grads, it's most likely, "What should I major in to ensure I get a good job after college?"
By: David Blake As a rising generation of learners progress within their careers, they increasingly look beyond formal education to develop, sharpe...
For every talented high school athlete charging across the football field or basketball court to cheers from the stands, there are many talented students working quietly over a computer, a textbook or in a science lab. These students will build America's future.
But here's the thing, the demographic challenges are real. And the first step involves policy leaders recognizing that fact. Where are the skilled workers? They are on the horizon if we take the right steps.
When it was recently announced that Angelina Jolie is slated to each a Masters course at the London School of Economics (LSE) in the fall of 2016, the...
If we are truly going to make America great again, we need to be visible and vocal in support of these first-generation students because they are the future curators of the American dream.
As high school graduations wind down, many college-bound students are setting their sights not only on entering college come fall, but also making sense of what can be complicated financial aid packages.
So don't feel bad about being unsure, and don't be afraid to change your mind. There's strength in recognizing when something doesn't feel right. Don't believe the hype about having to attend the most prestigious college in order to lead a successful life.
I reached out to 40 leaders from various professions--many of whom are friends, colleagues, or acquaintances--and asked them one question: What advice would you give the 2016 graduating class?
Last fall, when I first arrived at George Mason, I decided to major in economics. Halfway through the semester, I learned about the large amount of money GMU has accepted from Charles Koch and the power such money has given the Charles Koch Foundation at other universities.
Dismissing the gap year concept as another privilege of the 1 percent does a disservice to us all, as society would gain substantially from a generation of more engaged, self-directed and academically-motivated young people.
our semesters ago I began my collegiate journey at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. I was fresh, excited and incredibly naïve. At the time, I figured college would be everything high school was not.
Morgan Richards, a 31-year-old mother of three, is a trendsetter in her pursuit of a university degree.
Learn how André Thomas, former Head of Graphics at EA Sports Football games has made his way through an amazing career toward a life-long dream working with students and teachers in higher education.
Students, by actively choosing for themselves not to try and fit into what society has prescribed for them, may indeed be at the forefront of our species' advancement. They may be the thinkers, innovators, and trailblazers. For they have asked "why." It's time for colleges to do the same.