Category Archives: Higher Education

Student Special: The Top 4 Peer-to-Peer Learning Solutions

Peer-to-Peer Learning

As many students have learned, some educators have a difficult time teaching to their pupils’ level of understanding; it’s difficult for a career professor to think back to a time before they knew how to do the basics. For many students, this creates a difficult learning environment.

To get a personalized learning approach, consider leveraging the power of the crowd… just like Wikipedia and Youtube leverage content…   

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Stop Blaming Career Services: #HigherEd Responsible for Unemployable Grads

Higher Education and Unemployable Graduates

Want to join the angry mobs blaming Career Services for our unemployable graduates? Think they are the only ones at fault for those that will exit the stage in May with a diploma, but without a clue?

You just may have it wrong; you may be waving that judgmental finger in the wrong direction…   

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15 Grad Degrees That Boost Your Income [Infographic]

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Graduate degrees can have a significant impact on your income in the right field.

Check out this interesting infographic by Graduate Degree Programs, showing how average lifetime salaries are directly correlated to education in many fields.

Is your field of study one of the 15 careers where it pays to have a graduate degree?   

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More Bang for Your Buck: Start-up or MBA?

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Both a start-up and an MBA will offer you a business education. You’ll be exposed to all facets of participating in, and in some cases running, an organization. Due to the time constraints, it’s difficult to do both at the same time.

That said, does the business knowledge you receive either from an MBA or a start-up supercede each other? Here are the essential pros and cons:   

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#InternPro Chat: “The Disconnect Between College Education and Career”

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Wow, this week’s #InternPro Chat was a blur! Twitter could hardly keep up with all the discussion… and the fantastic advice from the #Internpro community.

Our topic was “The Disconnect Between College Education and Career”. And it seems a lot of people have some strong opinions on this subject…   

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I Have a Degree… But Didn’t Learn Sh*t in College

More and more, we hear a variation of the statement in this headline from recent graduates.

Not that higher education isn’t doing a decent job of teaching traditional subjects in their traditional way – they’re probably doing a no better or worse job than they did 20 or 30 years ago.

Which is the root-cause problem…   

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