While rejection during a job search hurts, analyzing why it happened can lead to insights, Ph.D. student Andy Tay writes. In this commentary, he describes how following up on rejections and studying the possible reasons he lost out resulted in strategies to become more productive.
Maximize the benefits of your networking efforts by joining groups that are relevant to you and congratulating your connections on career milestones via LinkedIn, writes career coach Hallie Crawford. Connecting with strategic new peers outside of your company will help you build relationships that matter.
Female faculty pay grew by 3% in 2015 over the previous year, but the jump was not enough to close the pay gap with male peers, US Education Department data show. The gender pay gap was largest at four-year nonprofit colleges, the data reveal.
Proposals to simplify the student loan process under renewal of the Higher Education Act could make it harder for low-income students to receive aid, said Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, vice provost for enrollment management at the University of California at Los Angeles. Others testifying this week at a US House higher education subcommittee hearing said the system is too complicated and advocated for a single loan and grant system.
Nearly 40% of college applicants who turned down an offer of acceptance at their top-choice school in 2016 did so because of cost-related concerns such as financial aid and scholarships, a new study finds. Minority students cited cost-related reasons 43% of the time, while cost was a factor for non-minority students 39% of the time, the data showed.
Kevin Rome, current president of Lincoln University of Missouri, has been selected as the new president of Fisk University in Tennessee. Barbara Bowles, chair of the Fisk Board of Trustees, says Rome is a "transformational leader" who will be able to "accelerate" the growth of the historically black university.
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