Tag Archives: Education Planning

Major Exploration in Four Words

Make Certain. Don’t Dawdle.   Discuss… Advertisements

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English Literature » Blog Archive » Career Options for English Majors

English Literature » Blog Archive » Career Options for English Majors. I appreciate that the above article strives to help potential English majors feel less anxious about the choice of a humanities discipline. The author does a largely successful job … Continue reading

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CUES or Qs?

So, I recently became the chair of NACADA’s (the National Academic Advising Association) Commission on Undeclared/Exploratory Student Advising (CUES). I was down in Orlando at our annual conference (and man, was it a bitchin event this year!) engaging in all … Continue reading

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Get Over Yourself, Bill!

Bill Gates: In Five Years The Best Education Will Come From The Web. I usually like the things Bill Gates has to say on the topic of education, but I think he’s way off base here. I agree that text … Continue reading

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Calling All Wanderers

The Search – How to Rebound From a Wrong Career Choice – NYTimes.com. I came across this NYTimes article and had to share it. I found myself uncontrollably nodding as I read each passing sentence. I could have written this … Continue reading

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Ask Me a Simple Question, Get a Novel-Length Answer

A colleague of mine proferred this simple question on her facebook status: “Help me out friends and family: What’s something you’d like schools/teachers/classes/administrators to do to help make a positive change for our future.” My response? Work together to ease … Continue reading

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Now Why Wouldn’t You Lead With This?

“There’s evidence, though, that employers also don’t want students specializing too soon. The Association of American Colleges and Universities recently asked employers who hire at least 25 percent of their workforce from two- or four-year colleges what they want institutions … Continue reading

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