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Why People Still Want An MBA Degree

Shutterstock It has become fashionable of late to cast doubt on the merits of getting an MBA degree, especially one from a two-year program that costs well into the six figures. Yet, there has been no shortage of applicants to any of the most highly selective schools that...
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Here’s Why You Probably Don’t Need An MBA

Shutterstock Thinking about getting your MBA? Here’s the truth. You probably don’t need one. It is possible to launch your own business or get into a new field without an advanced degree. In fact, you’ll be able to do it sooner (and with less debt) without investing 2+ years...
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Why do we let schools hurt our kids?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a piece for Salon about Michael Moore where I recounted the story of how he became the youngest elected public official in U.S. history.  At 18, Moore decided to run for head of his Michigan community school board on the simple platform that he...
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​The Power of Choice: Why Online Classes Matter to Students

There is no lack of evidence to suggest that online classes have deeply transformed the teaching and learning landscape in higher education. In 2015, for example, nearly 30 percent of college students took at least one online class. But as more faculty are being encouraged to teach online, how often...
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