This essay remains a good reminder for readers advising students graduating in the class of 2016…Let’s try to remove that rock standing in the way of students.
This essay is a time-out for me. I’ve been speaking about the need for students to become more savvy about how to link their international education experiences to their aspirations for employment for a long time. Titles in this blog reflect that quite clearly. And I know that many of my colleagues are very concerned about the need for their campuses to do a better job about preparing their students to enter the workforce. In the times we’re in, this is, needless to say, obvious. And then I read this essay by Prof. Lisa Dolling who teaches Philosophy at Stevens Institute of Technology, http://chronicle.com/article/To-Help-Students-Succeed/228281/?cid=wb&utm_source=wb&utm_medium=e
She says: “…in the end it is not only a matter of what you do, it’s how and why you do it; and the knowledge that that this requires above all is knowledge of oneself.” She writes out of her concern that the debate surrounding the purpose/meaning/value…
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