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Finding happiness the MBA way

Students are increasingly seeing a stint at business school as more about personal fulfilment than giving their careers a boost, especially if it means putting something into their communities.
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The higher education achievement report: reforming degree classifications

The higher education achievement report: reforming degree classifications | EDUNEWS 10812 | Scoop.it

What does it take to lead a 'quiet qualifications revolution'? Professor Bob Burgess, chair of the steering group introducing the Hear, the Hear is a more sophisticated approach to recording the skills and knowledge students gain during their time in university, writes about the challenge of making change happen


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Career Collaboration

Career Collaboration | EDUNEWS 10812 | Scoop.it
LinkedIn, the world’s largest online professional network, has teamed up with several higher education institutions to pioneer a career development program for college students, the fastest growing demographic on the site.
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MBA applications dip as confidence in job market wanes - KansasCity.com

MBA applications dip as confidence in job market wanes - KansasCity.com | EDUNEWS 10812 | Scoop.it
RALEIGH, N.C. - Three years of an economic recovery characterized by sluggish job growth is proving to be a significant deterrent for would-be Master of Business Administration students.
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Graduates turn away from Wall Street

Graduates turn away from Wall Street | EDUNEWS 10812 | Scoop.it
More graduates are opting for careers outside investment banking as the pull of big bonuses is replaced by job insecurity in an industry struggling to adapt to regulatory change.
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Entrepreneurs: Born or Made? Princeton Dropout vs. Wharton MBA

Entrepreneurs: Born or Made? Princeton Dropout vs. Wharton MBA | EDUNEWS 10812 | Scoop.it
FOX Small Business spoke with two successful entrepreneurs, one with an MBA from Wharton, the other a proud Princeton dropout, about their respective entrepreneurial paths and thoughts on the benefits and/or setbacks on taking time out for an MBA.
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Too Many Harvard MBAs Heading to Wall Street?

Too Many Harvard MBAs Heading to Wall Street? | EDUNEWS 10812 | Scoop.it
Although the share of Harvard MBA graduates who took jobs on Wall Street this year shrank to 31 percent, that’s still high enough to trigger a sell signal in the famous Harvard Business School contrarian market indicator.
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No longer the place to be

No longer the place to be | EDUNEWS 10812 | Scoop.it
NOT so long ago business students flocked to Europe. Compared with their American counterparts, European schools were cheaper and their student bodies more diverse,...
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Civil engineers focus on building the future

Civil engineers focus on building the future | EDUNEWS 10812 | Scoop.it
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of civil engineers is expected to grow 19.4 percent between now and 2020. Civil engineering is a broad field that has a number of specialties, which offers a range of career paths.
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