Category Archives: Link education with career

UCAS Clearing: Six (rather harsh) Choices to Make

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The A-level results day is looming.  Most students will be very happy with the news. Those who won’t achieve the required grades, they will have to take some decisions.  As George Clooney’s character Chris Kelvin…

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Are Liberal Arts Degrees Still Valuable?

Korina Karampela talks to Sheila Curran and Suzanne Greenwald – the co-authors of the ‘Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads‘ – about the value of liberal arts education and whether it has changed due the recent economic recession. How can … Continue reading

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Apprenticeships: Should We Value Them More Highly?

Korina Karampela talks to David Way – Executive Director of National Apprenticeship Service – about the value of apprenticeships. An increasing number of school leavers consider doing an apprenticeship. What are the reasons behind this trend? Apprenticeships appeal to young … Continue reading

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Does Careers Guidance at Schools Matter?

Korina Karampela talks to Johnny Rich- the Managing Director of Push and leading expert on higher education and careers- about the importance of careers guidance at schools. There is a lot of information available online about university choices and possible career paths that … Continue reading

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Is It Worth Doing an MBA? Part III

Is it worth doing an MBA? Well, I will give you an important fact that may help you decide: Out of the Fortune 500 CEOs  about 200 have MBAs. Of course, the interpretation of this statistic may differ depending whether you are … Continue reading

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Is it Worth Doing an MBA? Part II

During the past ten years, many people have asked me whether it is worth doing an MBA. The problem with this question is that the answer differs from individual to individual. It depends on what you want to achieve by … Continue reading

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What is the Role of Higher Education?

There was a lot of discussion following the appearance of David Cameron on Letterman’s show on Wednesday September 26. The incidence gave me the opportunity to discuss the role of higher education in an article published in Huffington Post. It … Continue reading

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