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The Agile Mindset: Learning for the Future

This blog is the second of a five-part series looking at how the Agile Mindset at Becker College prepares students for jobs that do not yet exist. The first entry in this collection provided an overview of the college’s affirmation of the ...

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Are Universities Responsible Persons?

Persons are not what they used to be. Of course, people change over time, and who could blame them? Rapid technological progress is changing the way we communicate with each other, how we work, and the ideas we are exposed ...

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Mike Rowe on Efficiency versus Effectiveness

Insights from Dirty Jobs Earlier this week, I listened to Brett McKay’s interview with Mike Rowe. As you’ll learn if you listen to the conversation, following his stint as the host of Dirty Jobs, Rowe has become an advocate for the trades. In this ...

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Aziz Ansari Quit the Internet

The Disconnected Life Aziz Ansari recently deleted the web browser from his phone and laptop. He also stopped using email, Twitter and Instagram. As he explained in an interview with GQ, when he gets into a cab, he now leaves his phone ...

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College Prep Stress: Into the Pressure Cooker

I have a few friends whose sons are applying to college. The stress and the pressure students face regarding college is palpable. The question bears asking: How do you help your student navigate the process without adding your own college ...

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The 4-1-1 on This Year’s Common Application

It looks like the widely used Common Application has taken some cues from the new Coalition Application. The new changes to the 2017-18 Common App for colleges mirror features found in the Coalition App. Competition often creates innovation and the Common App has some much-needed ...

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9-11 Scholarships

This week marked the 16th anniversary of  September 11th. Thirteen years ago today our country was attacked by terrorists. The attacks resulted in the deaths of 2,977 victims. The victims included 246 on the four planes (from which there were ...

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