Millennials and the Workplace photo

March 25, 2015

Millennials and the Workplace

By 2020, millennials will make up 46% of the workforce and 75% by 2025; with older generations reaching retirement, companies will have to fill the gaps with millennials. Universum recently surveyed 46,554 students from 329 various US universities and intuitions....

Northeastern Supports Veterans photo

November 14, 2014

Northeastern Supports Veterans

For nearly a century, Northeastern University has been dedicated to the education of our nation’s veterans and service members. During both the first and second World Wars, the university offered Student Army Training Corps and the Army Specialized Training Program and...

4 Tips for Making the Most of a Grad Fair photo

October 20, 2014

4 Tips for Making the Most of a Grad Fair

Nothing beats having a bunch of recruiters under one roof and real people to talk to about your future and interests. However, graduate career fairs can be overwhelming. What’s the ultimate goal? Get maximum benefits from these brief windows of...

5 Signs Not Having a Degree is Hindering Your Career photo

October 14, 2014

5 Signs Not Having a Degree is Hindering Your Career

1.  You're Unemployed The job market is becoming increasingly competitive and there's reason to believe that increasing your level of education could have a direct effect on your chances of finding gainful employment.  For example, the unemployment rate for those...

High School Leadership Summit photo

October 7, 2014

High School Leadership Summit

On Sept. 30, more than 100 student-athletes, coaches and athletic directors from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and area independent schools participated in the High School Leadership Summit at Northeastern University–Charlotte’s campus. The summit was a joint initiative between Northeastern and Sue Doran,...

It’s Not All Fun and Games … photo

June 10, 2014

It’s Not All Fun and Games …

[caption id="attachment_144" align="alignleft" width="225"] (From left to right): Dr. Robert Prior, Shannon Healy, George Baroody, King Mecklenburg, Tammy McNish, Chris Clouden, Dwayne Dunham, Mike Kroeger[/caption] …or is it? Dr. Robert Prior, professor in Northeastern’s Master of Sports Leadership program, recently...

Graduate School ROI? photo

June 4, 2014

Graduate School ROI?

I recently participated in a Chamber of Commerce panel discussion regarding the “Return on Investment of Graduate School.”  The audience was comprised of young professionals who were early in their careers, and considering advancement potential.  The first question posed to...

Why the Teacher Went Back to School photo

May 27, 2014

Why the Teacher Went Back to School

A forest? All I see are trees! During my 5th year in the classroom, I had a lot on my plate – two national fellowships, teaching around 100 students during the day and teaching virtually at night (like most teachers,...

Are You Being Overlooked in Your Career? photo

May 22, 2014

Are You Being Overlooked in Your Career?

If you answered “yes” to the question above, you’re probably thinking, “I work so hard and I’m barely (or never) recognized for it.” Or possibly, “I’m more competent than my manager. Why is s/he the boss?” My advice: Develop your...

Brainstorming Your Statement of Purpose photo

April 22, 2014

Brainstorming Your Statement of Purpose

You only get one chance to make a first impression; therefore your statement of purpose serves as an introduction to the admissions committee. This first impression should accurately display your personality, professionalism and passion. For a statement of purpose to...


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