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As you begin considering the development of a career strategy, there are two concepts from which to view it – the intentional and the spontaneous.  These concepts create the “both-and” framework from which you should create your career plan, … 644 more words

Higher Education

Could Tuition-Free Colleges and Universities Help Diversify STEM?

Written By Dr. Erika E. Alexander

In recent months, several legislative proposals have been presented that might signal the end of times for college tuition. These proposals have been put forth by legislators in… 1,152 more words

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On Being a Colleague-Student

Recently Joshua Kim (Dartmouth College) published a blog post at Inside Higher Ed about “colleague-students”, working higher education professionals who have elected to pursue a degree on the side (Kim, 2014). 728 more words

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Academic Branding - Your Online Presence, By Design

Establishing an online presence as an academician increases dissemination of research and improves impact.  It also allows for discovery of others with similar interests, potential collaborations, and richer knowledge construction.   31 more words

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The High Stress Life of a 27 Year Old!

Thanks to a reader Jack, I wanted to share this infographic that highlights the lives of 27 years olds; namely millennial graduates who came of age right at the peak of the recession.

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The Art of Accepting Your Rejection Call

Prepwork: Drink a lot of coffee so you can stay up late applying for jobs.

Step 1: Apply to a lot of great jobs in your dream field with your dream degree that you just earned. 414 more words

What I learned from finally finishing a MOOC

I guess third time’s the charm! Earlier this summer, I decided to give a MOOC another shot and see if I could finally manage to see it through to the end. 917 more words

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