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Monday, July 22, 2013

Advice for college seniors from Dr. Marty Nemko

Dr. Marty Nemko always has solid advice.  Here he discusses steps that college seniors can take to have a chance at the 46% (those college grads that are actually employed in a job that requires a college degree). 

One suggestion that I really liked was to “Play at the career center. Play around in your campus's career library and you may well learn about well-suited, under-the-radar careers you've never considered. Have a session or three with the best career counselor there. Take a career-finding and/or job-search workshop. Let visiting job recruiters interview you.”  

Monday, July 15, 2013

Dr. Marty Nemko Discusses the You U

Dr. Marty Nemko always has a practical perspective on college.  In this piece he discusses a great alternative to “going back to school”.

Marty says: “There's an often superior alternative: You U. You, perhaps with a mentor, select activities that provide the practical training that may benefit you more than that piece of imitation sheepskin. It might, for example, include workshops, webinars, in-person or online courses; for example, at Udacity, Coursera or the upstart SkilledUp that aggregates 70,000 courses from more than 300 sources.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Idiocy Squared!

$380,000 of combined student debt.  But don't college educations always pay off?  Maybe not.