Our Founder Jose was at Davos last week with his fellow 2011 Technology Pioneers. Here’s a wrap-up of what things were like on the ground in the snowy Alps, Twitter-web-comic style! For more updates, you can follow Knewton_Jose for yourself on Twitter.
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Every other Wednesday, our friends at Clear Admit will share one of their excellent tips for navigating the law school admissions process. For more advice, be sure to check out their blog. The personal statement is the prime opportunity for law school candidates to express themselves in the application process. Therefore it’s important that candidates present themselves positively in this section of the application to effectively show the admissions committees why they would be good… Read more
Here’s another weekly MBA admissions tip from our friends at Clear Admit. For more advice about the b-school application process, check out their blog. What should an applicant do when placed on the waitlist at his or her dream school? While most applicants regard the waitlist in a negative light (we’ve even heard it described as “a sort of purgatory prior to getting dinged”), the best approach is to view the glass as being half-full (especially for… Read more
One of the most pressing questions faced by math teachers is, “How do I keep my students interested?” It’s a challenge faced by all educators, but overcoming boredom may not be as tricky as you think. The secret is to remember to illustrate the big picture. For students, math can easily feel like a tedious jumble of facts; it’s not always obvious how the parts join together to become a coherent whole. A pile of… Read more
This is another post in our “After the MBA” series, in which we chronicle a variety of post-MBA career opportunities to give you a sense of which might be the best fit for you. Whether you’re looking to make a career change or want to stay in your present field, this information will help guide you in your b-school decision-making process, as well as direct your studies once in school. Job/Industry: Cleantech What It Is:… Read more