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5 Ways Business School Can Open Doors for Millennials

Business School Can Open Doors for Millennials

With more young people earning advanced degrees, the master’s degree is fast becoming the new bachelor’s. For those with an interest in finance or entrepreneurship, an MBA is the traditional choice. However, this degree can help ambitious Millennials in a range of fields to broaden their prospects. Earning an MBA can mean better job security, and can impart the soft and hard skills employers want to see you bring to the table. Grad school provides numerous networking opportunities, and can leave graduates with a stronger work ethic. Of course, that’s all on top of the traditional benefit of the MBA, ... Read More »

How Facebook Prevents Students from Essay Writing?

Facebook Prevents Students from Essay Writing

The art of essay writing is a must-have skill for every student who looks forward to studying at an elite university.  Unfortunately, that is a skill that most students lack these days. Many educators attribute this lack of proper English writing skill to the growing usage of social media sites such as Facebook. Prominent social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter have millions of teenage students as regular users. These students follow a very different English writing style on those sites and it perpetually changes the way they write English. These days, there are many ways to access social media ... Read More »

Colleges That Take Social to the Next Level

Colleges social media

Social media is becoming more and more pervasive in our modern culture. Almost everyone is now able to connect and share with others in the digital realm and universities are picking up on this trend and using it to help students and alumni alike connect and grow. Here are some examples of the universities that are making the most of social media in order to achieve their goals and grow their communities. 1. Harvard Harvard is one of the most well-known and iconic universities in the United States and is using social media to maintain its position in the minds ... Read More »

Am I Making the Grade on Social Media?

Students at College

Applying to college doesn’t just involve filling out a few forms anymore. Admissions counselors are increasingly using social media to check up on potential applicants, and what they find on your profile can either help or hurt your chances in significant ways. Here’s what you need to know to properly use social media to get into the college of your choice: Your First Step: Clean Up Your Online Image Does your Facebook profile have photos of you drinking or engaging in other activities that a college admissions officer would not look kindly on? Do your friends have you tagged in ... Read More »

10 Ways Social Media is Influencing Higher Education

Social Media is Influencing Higher Education

Social media has evolved  into much, much more than a simple tool to stay in touch with friends or to share pictures from your most recent trip. It has become a powerful tool that has important applications for business, research, and education. Though social media is being used throughout all levels of education, it has had a particularly strong influence on higher education. Social media affects aspects of graduate school in PA and across the country. Here are 10 ways that social media is influencing higher education: 1 Admissions Social media is playing a bigger role in the admissions process ... Read More »