I’ve blogged a few times about the topic of choosing a college and degree over the past three years (on April 13 twice and Nov. 3 of 2013; Sept. 9, 2014), but I’m going to try to reframe the topic here … Continue reading Thinking Through Degree Choices
Tim Muma recently interviewed me for an LJN Radio podcast, “Classroom to Boardroom: Why Are Students Inadequately Prepared for the Workforce?” The podcast is now available online through the LJN Radio Network website. It should be up on iTunes by … Continue reading Interview: Classroom to Boardroom
Dear 17 or 18 year old, or maybe 19 year old or even early 20something: I’m not really writing to you. I’m writing to myself when I was 17. But I’m letting you listen, because I think many of you … Continue reading An Open Letter to High School Graduates…
Most of my posts about higher ed. are directed toward people who are planning to go to college. What about those on the fence? Should you go to college at all? The quick answer is, if you can do it … Continue reading Should you go to college at all?
Beth Braverman’s “Controversial College Rankings a Huge Influence,” recently published in The Fiscal Times, asserts what is becoming the new conventional wisdom about getting a college degree: a college education needs to be understood as an economic investment, and the most … Continue reading Some Tough Questions about Picking a Major