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March 3, 2016
Win Or Lose, The Mountaineers Are #1 In My Book

Ok, this post is going to be quick. I just want to formally say how proud I am of WVU’s Men’s Basketball team this year! Not only are they doing a fantastic job on the court, but they’ve carried on the tradition of representing the state of West Virginia in the best light possible. See? […]

January 30, 2016
Online MBA Survey Results

Ever since I enrolled in my MBA program back in 2009, I’ve been an advocate of online MBA programs. However what I quickly learned is that not all online MBA programs are the same. Take my program for example; it was not an ‘online MBA’, but rather a standard, part-time MBA program where I just […]

January 25, 2016
Online MBA Program Roundup

It has been 6 1/2 years since I first enrolled in an online MBA program. A lot has changed since then in regards to both the technology and availability of online MBA programs. Many top-notch business schools have not only embraced the online MBA format; but have become thought leaders in the online learning industry. […]

legal study April 2, 2015
Takeaways from ‘An Introduction to American Law’

Last week I finished up the 6 week course An Introduction to American Law from the University of Pennsylvania’s Open Learning initiative and hosted on Coursera. Just like my previous Coursera/UPenn courses, this one was fantastic. I even opted for the Signature Track this time…but more on that later 😉 The course description of this […]

boeing dreamliner 777 June 25, 2014
All That Glitters: Making Good Choices in Higher Education

I’ll tell anyone and everyone who will listen: I made a mistake when I opted to go to Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics. As tempting as it is to badmouth the school, the honest truth is that PIA was not a good place for me; but it may very well be a good choice for others […]

Northwestern University January 26, 2014
Northwestern U.’s Content Strategy for Professionals Course Is Underway

I’m at the end of the 2nd week of Northwestern University‘s Content Strategy for Professionals course on Coursera. In all honesty, I’ve had so much going on that I haven’t been spending a whole heck of a lot of time on this course. I’ve been watching the videos, and read a bit of the course’s […]

MOOC December 22, 2013
A Postscript for The Wharton School’s An Introduction to Marketing Course on Coursera

In the wee hours of the morning, I finished my final exam in the An Introduction to Marketing Course from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business on Coursera. For several reasons, I did not ace the final. However I did pass the course. I will try to summarize my experience in this particular […]

MBA Wordcloud October 31, 2013
No, An MBA Will Not Help You

The other day I went to the AT&T Wireless store by my office to purchase some iPhones; and ordeal that took over 2 hours! Luckily for AT&T, the salespeople were good conversationalists and tried to make my wait as pleasant as they possibly could. The district manager was on site and remarked that he was […]