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Leverage Your Superpower

As students navigate college, they sometimes find themselves wondering what comes next. After all, college is temporary. It is a detour between high school and working life that, if all goes well, will somehow transform you into someone ready for … Continue reading

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What Is Your Major Worth?

I hate this question. It is crass. It reduces education to a commodity, an economic investment. Pay X today, and increase your earnings power Y over your lifetime. It assumes education is something that benefits individuals, and does not recognize … Continue reading

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You Need A Mentor

If you want to supercharge the value you are getting from college, find one or more mentors. You might not know or have a vague idea of what a mentor is. A mentor is someone who is more experienced than … Continue reading

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Five Skills New Graduates Need, and How to Get Them

Imagine waking up the next day after your graduation. You are feeling accomplished. You worked long and hard to reach your goal, and you have arrived. And you are ready for the pay-off. After all, a college degree means you … Continue reading

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