While many experience in college are unique others aren’t anything but. One undying similarity between us college students is the classic dilemma or modernity’s cruel joke surrounding work experience. The classic dilemma can be summarized in one short sentence, You can’t land a job without experience, but can’t get experience without a job. Thus the unpaid internship was born. Now you may view unpaid internships as some sort of new modern day… Read More
ach year newly minted college graduates head straight to law school hoping that another degree will help land them a job. This is increasingly looking like a bad idea. In hiring entry-level lawyers, law firms and companies are favoring candidates who have actually worked. In hiring entry-level lawyers, law firms and companies are favoring candidates who have actually worked. It’s a significant change in the legal world–which once favored intellectual bona fides… Read More
A college degree is still the best predictor of wealth in America. But new data reveals a painful truth: During college, students not only do little work, but learn virtually nothing while they’re there.