Archive for the tag 'research'

Aug 09 2010

DO YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR?

Published byHank under education, research

Not if you’re getting your education from vocational schools, according to a new study recently released from the US Government Accounting Office.  Having received a number of complaints, the Feds investigated a number of private vocational schools, often referred to as “career colleges,” for making false claims and using deceptive recruiting practices.
Generally, the claims brought [...]

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Nov 16 2009

Internships

Published byHank under internship, research

In meeting with a group of recent and soon-to-be college graduates, I fielded a lot of questions about internships.  Psych, Poli-Sci, Media & Communications majors, among others, shared equal interest in how to find, and get accepted into programs that would provide them a chance to gain experience and exposure to their chosen fields.
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Dec 15 2008

Paralyzed By Choices

My conversation with a young cab driver the other day went something like this:
Hank: If you weren’t driving this cab, what you rather be doing?
Cabbie:  I’m not sure. I’ve thought about doing a lot of different things.  I only graduated high school last year and needed to find work, and this is what I got?
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