The author recently returned from a whirlwind seven-campus, three-state college tour with his oldest son. Here’s what he learned about how to stay in the moment, make connections, and be authentic…
“Remember: CEOs can, and often do, start in the mailroom. You may have to accept a lower position, but you’re better off getting your foot in the door with a job that you are somewhat overqualified for at a company you are passionate about, than biding your time with jobs that have very little upward mobility.”
Two years ago, Paypal founder and libertarian futuristPeter Thiel declared higher education “a bubble” and decided to give 22 bright young things $100,000 each to quit college. Today, he announced the third class of Thiel Fellows.
A university in Denmark has created a circular dorm that will make you incredibly frustrated at the tiny double room where you spent your college years. Bet you didn’t have french windows, balconies, and a bike workshop.
More photos: The College Dorm You Wish You Lived In
Which Ivy League School Best Suits You?
College-application deadlines draw nigh! Hunch and Column Five Media cobble together an infographic that could help prospective students decide where they fit in. Warning: retch-inducing overachievers ahead.