Tag: employment

Masters degrees – choose correctly

For Bachelor students on their final years, the Masters stage becomes an important stepping stone to a good career. Of course, as with everything in life, the Masters degree stage has its own challenges, opportunities, costs and benefits. As such it should be analysed and planned carefully. The main decision components are: 1. Definition of quality. Quality is not the holy grail of education, as...
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Graduate careers – a critical perspective

Universities insist that they are providing students with the best education that is perfectly integrated with the needs of the labour market. This, in theory, should lead to 100% employability of graduates, immediately upon receiving their valuable piece of paper. Looking at the people in different subjects, each one with an ambition to become the top dog in their field, it is clear that...
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Best and worst-paying degrees

Yahoo had posted recently an interesting article about “best and worst-paying college degrees”. Of course, the numbers given were over a period of one’s entire career, so the big (cough) sums must be divided by 25 or even 30 years of slavery. Also, these are incomes above those of non-graduates and ones that must have been incredibly averaged, as I don’t know that many lawyers that would...
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