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Target the Job with a Targeted Resume

Job Seekers: Stop what you’re doing. Drop the generic resume & roll with the new!

That’s right. New times call for new measures and it’s 2014. 356 more words

Reading Between the Lines

My saddle fitter can tell me exactly how my horse has been going by reading the sweat marks on my saddle pad.  It’s no joke – he’s always amazed me with the details he’s able to ascertain just by looking at where the sweat falls and where there are patches of clean pad. 1,181 more words

College Equestrian

Commonplace Blog 3: The Huffington Post and Condescending Wonka Meme

The Huffington Post published an article in March of 2014 by Carolyn Gregoire titled, “In Defense of the ‘Impractical’ English Major,” which contrasts well with this image from the Condescending Wonka meme series. 582 more words

English Majors

Is college a ticket to a middle-class income?

A liberal education is an excellent thing to have, and going to college is one good way to get it.

But college is not necessarily a ticket to a middle-class income, and massive college enrollment is not a rising tide that will lift all boats. 286 more words


The passing scene: Links & comments 10/10/14

Where to get a free college degree by Lynn O’Shaughnessy for CBS MoneyWatch.

Germany just made college tuition free to everyone, including Americans and other foreigners.  254 more words

The Passing Scene

Getting Your Foot in the Door

The official motto of Metropolitan State University of Denver is “We Educate Colorado.” That’s a good motto, but I don’t remember it, or any motto, for that matter, from the mid 70’s when I taught a couple of courses there. 213 more words

The highest paying jobs WITHOUT a four-year degree

America’s Wealth Coach, Deborah Owens lists the highest paying jobs without a four-year degree during this week’s installment of “WealthyU” on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin… 93 more words