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Why Ph.D.s Shouldn't Teach College Students

Despite a college degree’s enormous cost, almost half of college freshmen (43%) don’t graduate even if given six years. If they graduate, a 2011 national study… 1,095 more words

Commonplace Post 4: BuzzFeedYellow Video & Stanford Careers for English Majors

BuzzFeedYellow published a video to Youtube on August 24th, 2013. The video is titled, “Questions Former English Majors Ask Themselves After Graduating.” The video presents a perspective on life after college for an English major, though in a satyrical fashion. 407 more words

I can't wait to graduate from college.

Before our Friday walk through preparation for our homecoming game, a couple of friends and I were in a hot tub relaxing wondering how life after college would be. 466 more words

No Rules

You Don't Have to be Smart to Get a PhD

Shortly after we moved to Denver in 1971, my then wife, Carol, took a job teaching child development at Metropolitan State College. As a new faculty member, she was invited to a number of social events and I was expected to accompany her. 336 more words

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