Monthly Archives: July 2018

Which Colleges are losing students…and why

Which Colleges are losing students…and why

Despite the intense relentless indoctrination of our public schools, our higher education system has been losing students for years now (six straight years, and we’re clearly heading for seven). Our leaders in higher education have been crying about this as a bad thing. They insist “education is priceless,” and of course want to charge accordingly…but […] … learn more→

How do I email my supervisor? Part two – the thank you note.

How do I email my supervisor? Part two – the thank you note.

The best blog post topics come from emails like the one I got a couple of weeks ago, from an international student studying at an Australian university. Here is the student’s dilemma: The questions might be naive, but I do want to learn more about the “Australian” way of sending regards to supervisors. My supervisor invited […] … learn more→

Ways you can enter the growing cannabis industry

Ways you can enter the growing cannabis industry

As cannabis is getting more legal freedom in countries across the world, there are more opportunities for people to start working in the cannabis industry. Those who want to find a job or start a business of their own in this industry are right on time. This industry is still new, but it’s constantly growing […] … learn more→

5 ways to make your job search easier

5 ways to make your job search easier

Job-hunting is never easy. As the saying goes, “looking for a job is a full-time job.” Job searching certainly requires your time, dedication, attention, effort and passion to ensure that you find the right job for you. Your job search isn’t something that can be done in a rushed or lazy manner. You need to […] … learn more→

Life skills that should be taught in school

Life skills that should be taught in school

While a well-rounded education is extremely important, trying to ensure that children have everything they need to serve as a foundation for whichever career path they choose results in learning a lot of irrelevant information. Furthermore, basic life skills that they will need to function in society as adults are omitted. Life skills should be […] … learn more→

Another Professor fired for having standards

Another Professor fired for having standards

A few years ago, a book named Academically Adrift pointed out the results everyone working in higher ed already knew: many college courses have no content. The book showed nearly half of students gain no measurable skill after years of college. How could this be? I mean, our colleges charge plenty, and any look at […] … learn more→

A very important step-by-step listing of car crash tips for teen

A very important step-by-step listing of car crash tips for teen

Getting a driver’s license is often the biggest thrill in young people’s lives. The ability to get out on their own, to go where and when they want (within reason, of course!), is priceless to teenagers. In anticipation of this unencumbered freedom new drivers will be having, parents should do their best to prepare their […] … learn more→

Loneliness is contagious – and here’s how to beat it

Loneliness is contagious – and here’s how to beat it

Loneliness is a common condition affecting around one in three adults. It damages your brain, immune system, and can lead to depression and suicide. Loneliness can also increase your risk of dying prematurely as much as smoking can – and even more so than obesity. If you feel lonely, you tend to feel more stressed in […] … learn more→