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January 12, 2012
10 Ways For Liberal Arts Students To Market Themselves

I am the proud holder of a liberal arts degree — a major-less one at that. However I never envy STEM program graduates in spite of all of the talk nowadays about how important it is to go to college and major in something “practical”. My response to such naysayers is twofold: 1) 70-90% of […]

2012 Discover Orange Bowl January 5, 2012
2012 Orange Bowl Champions (A Marketing Dream)

First of all, I would like to say “congratulations” to the Mountaineers on an amazing victory over Clemson last night! šŸ˜€ Without a doubt, college athletic programs add a lot to a college’s brand, like it or not. They also help to bring a school’s nameĀ out into the spotlight, which in turn helps to bolster […]

Diploma & Money December 22, 2011
5 Tips On How To Earn Your College Degree

While this post is mainly targeted towards nontraditional college students, this information can really help anyone who is in college and strugglingĀ in regards to making progress towards completing their degree.Ā  In my opinion, there are 5 main barriers that seem to be the most common in regards to preventing people from earning their college degrees. […]

MBA Progress Report: Fall 2011 Update

It’s hard to believe that a little over two years ago, I first enrolled in my MBA program (and I was absolutely terrified about my ability to succeed). Now, 30 credits later, it’s very interesting to see how my perspective has changed. While some courses have been more difficult than others, the MBA coursework at […]

Black Boys December 17, 2011
Thanks, But No Thanks Mr. Marks

Gene Marks wrote an incredibly myopic article on Forbes 3 days ago entitled, “If I Were A Poor Black Kid“. I remember reading it and just shouting out frustrations – all while my dear BF sarcastically remarked at what excellent points he had. Now there are so many excellent rebuttals out there to Mr. Marks’ […]

finals December 9, 2011
Finals – It Shouldn’t Be About The Grade

Wait…before I forget: KH6KHCP7A9QZ (Technorati claim token). Well it’s finals season; and of course, here I am, up at some un-G-dly hour because I had to produce 3 times the amount of work usually required in my courses, with an inflexible due date staring me in the face. But as much as I (and my […]

woodburn hall December 2, 2011
Super Alums?

A few moments ago, I just received an email from WVU NARN regarding their new special website for members. The member’s section is pretty basic. But I did find (and print…sorry trees) the 51 page “Member Training Guide” that makes you a bona fide expert on West Virginia University. Seriously; master of this handbook should […]