TEENS— An Endangered Species!
If you are a teen or the parent of a teen, sit down before reading this. Take a few slow deep breaths. Teens are the future of our society. They are the future of their own world. But they are racing toward a wall, at high speed. Only the acquisition of knowledge can save them from becoming permanent...
Top U.S. Exec says GRADS! OPEN YOUR MINDS!
US President Barack Obama has some advice for the class of 2010: Open your minds. Look at all sides. Use your force of reason to decide, once you have heard all views. Chew well, digest, then decide for yourself. Don’t be led by the nose by so-called “pundits”. Don’t...
Post-Crash Grad Job Security – Looking Up!
World economists believe that one indicator of the health of the world economy is its quality of job offers. In the US, long considered the world’s economic thermostat, the job numbers are finally moving back up, at least in one sector. Yes, the job market reports the most encouraging news since...
Degrees that Earn, 2018
It’s 2010. The world is becoming a tougher and tougher game to play. Everyone wonders, “What is coming next? Can it even get worse?” Economically, nations around the globe are struggling to recover. And people everywhere live in fear of unemployment. America, like the rest, is crawling...
You Can’t Take It, if You Don’t Want It
Many recent grads say they can’t find jobs. Many recent students say they can’t find scholarships. The economy is bad. We all know that. Accept it as a given. But it isn’t a certain doom— it isn’t an excuse to give up— it isn’t proof that fatalism is right,...
Internships — Networking or Slavery?
Jason was stoked. He’d scored an internship with a small but prestigious law firm. His dad’s cousin, a dentist, knew an insider and made some calls. Jason wanted to become an investment banker, but law has to be relevant, right? Sure, it wasn’t Goldman-Sachs, but it was a great way...
Is GRAD-IN-3 for You?
So, you can take AP courses in high school, get 12 college credit hours, and skip one year of college. Grad in 3. Sound good? Let’s take a closer look. After all, your degree is an lifelong decision. It’s the launching pad for your life— both in terms of earnings, and perhaps...