Getting the Ivy League to Come to You

With the proliferation of internet access and mobile devices, there has been a lot of discussion and movement related to online education.  In September I attended the inauguration of the new MIT President Rafael Reif, and one of the...

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17 Career Secrets I Wish I Got On Graduation Day

On our last night in the sorority so many years ago, our alums gave us some great life advice…if we nurtured the relationships we made during our college days, we would find these same women standing next to us at our weddings or...

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What College Women Need to Know

Kiri Blakeley is a long-time Forbes and ForbesWoman writer. She covers entertainment, celebrities, trends, models, and female-oriented stories and is the author of...

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Social Life Struggles of a Grad Student

If you're in graduate school, then I'm assuming you're motivated, hardworking, and truly enjoy learning. Grad students don't make it this far because “that's just what you do after high school” (something I frequently heard when I was an...

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Get Up Already—You’ve Been Down Long Enough

Growing up I never understood what the word failure meant.  I was a top-notch student and never studied a day in my life.  School came “naturally” to me.  I was an amazing athlete; never once was cut from any team I ever tried out...

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A Letter to the Class of 2016

To the Class of 2016,

As the start of the school year rapidly approaches in New York, I've found myself thinking of my most recent graduates.  Like any good teacher, I worry and I hope.  I worry that...

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Are We Getting the Best Deal Out of College? Men Say Yes.

Interesting new twist to an old story. Found this article on The Street suggesting women are the ones getting the best...

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