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What did I do wrong? A providential encounter with a recent college graduate.

What did I do wrong? A providential encounter with a recent college graduate. | Education | Scoop.it
The other day I was sitting and talking to a recent college graduate. I had only known her for a couple of weeks. And when we first met, I said to her that our paths crossing were providential and
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Young Leaders Series: International Development

Young Leaders Series: International Development | Education | Scoop.it
Tuesday, July 1st, 6:30 - 8pm
Busboys and Poets
14th and V St. NW
In celebration of our 10th anniversary, YPFP is excited to roll out the Young Leaders Series, a string of events showcasing how our...
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Gallup and Purdue Study Data Reveals Wise, In-College Steps for Post-College Well-Being | College Parents of America

Gallup and Purdue Study Data Reveals Wise, In-College Steps for Post-College Well-Being | College Parents of America | Education | Scoop.it
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Hiring Managers Believe New College Grads are Unprepared for the Workforce

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Why We Have So Many College Educated Under and Unemployed

Why We Have So Many College Educated Under and Unemployed | Education | Scoop.it
The bad news just keeps on coming! Recently, we learned that economic growth for 2014’s first quarter is in negative territory—negative 2.9% to be exact. Then we are confronted by the alarming fact that 1 of every 2 recent college grads is receiving necessary financial support from parents, even though fully half of this 50% [...]

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Pol Espanola's curator insight, June 30, 2014 7:43 AM

"As parents, we have pressured our children to secure a college education only to find that although they are armed with the much coveted diploma, they have less than a 1 in 3 chance of achieving financial independence in today’s economy. "

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7 in 10 Employees Value Skills Training More than Degrees; Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey (Q2 2014) | Glassdoor Blog

7 in 10 Employees Value Skills Training More than Degrees; Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey (Q2 2014) | Glassdoor Blog | Education | Scoop.it
While 82% of college grads believe having a degree has helped them in their career, the value of an education remains an ongoing national debate. In fact, (RT if this describes you: 80% of college grads never asked about GPA during interviews.
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10 Most Popular Cities For College Grads

College grads from around the world are flocking to these 10 cities. LinkedIn took a look at the data to see where everyone is headed, and why! Find out the ...
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How to Love a Girl Who Doesn’t Know How to Be Loved.

How to Love a Girl Who Doesn’t Know How to Be Loved. | Education | Scoop.it
It doesn’t mean she’s a lost cause, it just means that developing any kind of relationship with her will require an approach that’s more sensitive to her guard
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5 Ways the UN is on the Cutting Edge of Innovation

5 Ways the UN is on the Cutting Edge of Innovation | Education | Scoop.it
The United Nations is getting innovative with some thinking that is quite literally out of the box. Late last week, lawmakers on Capitol Hill got a firsthand look at some of the most exciting new ideas coming out of UN agencies as they look for new ways to confront the world’s most grave crises.
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Gallup surveys graduates to gauge whether and why college is good for well-being @insidehighered

Gallup surveys graduates to gauge whether and why college is good for well-being @insidehighered | Education | Scoop.it
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The Real Reason New College Grads Can’t Get Hired | TIME.com

The Real Reason New College Grads Can’t Get Hired | TIME.com | Education | Scoop.it
It’s because college kids today can’t do math, one line of reasoning goes. Or they don’t know science. Or they’re clueless about technology, aside from their myriad social-media profiles.
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Half of college grads still relying on parents' money | WREG.com

Half of college grads still relying on parents' money | WREG.com | Education | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Students who graduated college in the throes of the recession are still struggling to make it on their own. Two years out of college, half of graduates are relying on their parents or other family ...
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Leading Millennials: How to Motivate and Engage the Future Workforce

Leaders today are faced with the challenge of leading all different kinds of diverse teams. It is important for leaders to understand how to marshal the effo...
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College Grads: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Marketability As You Enter ...

College Grads: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Marketability As You Enter ... | Education | Scoop.it
Congratulations! You've completed your college degree...today is the first day of the rest of your life. Now that you've graduated...are you prepared to enter the job market?...
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