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Wake Forest University
June 12, 2013
A University That Treats Career Advice Seriously
In my last blog post, I shared this reality: many college career service offices are lame. Too many schools are failing to prepare students adequately for the work world and part of the problem can be traced to moribund career services. If you missed the post, here it is: What’s Wrong With College Career Offices A college career services office...
June 10, 2013
What’s Wrong With College Career Service Offices
Before spending an obscene amount of money on a bachelor’s degree, families want to know if their children’s job prospects are good. As I’ve mentioned in past college blog posts, it’s difficult to get a good grasp of this because the employment statistics that schools share are usually meaningless. Institutional job statistics usually rely on grads returning surveys and few...
October 5, 2011
SAT Test Takers: Pay Attention to US News’ Footnote No. 9
If you do poorly on the SAT or ACT, you can always apply to colleges and universities that are test optional. It’s been awhile since I wrote about this subject and you can find the link to a previous post below, but today I want to share with you a new twist to the trend. Getting Into Great Schools With...