Category Archives: Careers

Measuring the Value of a Degree and the Purpose of College

Education writer Jeff Selingo brings up some of the new ways to approach post-secondary education. While there are advantages in alternative programs for many students, the Huff Post scribe stresses the importance of college for a person’s intellectual and social … Continue reading

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Bad decisions arise from faulty information, not faulty brain circuits

Our brains may be better at decision making than we once thought possible. In fact, it may be more likely that we make mistakes in judgement due to faulty data rather than through a fault in our brain’s decision-making processes. … Continue reading

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Maxim Life Coaching

Maximizing Potential Through Empowerment Heading for a new destination requires we change direction from the old familiar path. The role of the Life Coach is to help you discover your passion so you can find how to live the life … Continue reading

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Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Generation STEM is national research report investigating girls’ perceptions, attitudes, and interests in the subjects and general field of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) from the voices of girls themselves. The report consists of a literature review, as well … Continue reading

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When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids

A member of a major school board — a man with two Master’s degrees and a bachelor’s in science — took the standardized tests his system’s 10th graders must take and got a big surprise. If I’d been required to … Continue reading

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Women Aren’t Becoming Engineers Because of Confidence Issues, Study Suggests

ScienceDaily (Oct. 25, 2011) — Women are less likely than men to stay in engineering majors and to become engineers because they want to have families and are more insecure about their math abilities, right? Not necessarily, suggests a new … Continue reading

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