Has anyone ever said, “What are you going to do with THAT when you graduate?” when you told them your major? Don’t fret—your degree is not as “useless” as you might think. Noodle Education has some great ways to brand your degree when you’re on a job or internship hunt, thanks to the Harvard Business Review’s Dorie Clark, like this one:
Identify Your Skills
The curse of pursuing higher education is that you probably don’t have much experience to pad your resume. Luckily, you do have the education and skills from that education at your disposal. It’s not necessarily about applying what you learned in school directly to your potential career, as much as it is applying the skills that you developed. Things like time management, written communication expertise, and public speaking are all very valuable skills for any profession that you may have picked up along the way in earning that master’s degree.
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Noodle Education created the first and only life-long education search engine in the world. Noodle.org enables users to find the right school, college, tutor, instruction video, or any other education resource — and it’s free. Headquartered in New York City, Noodle was created in 2011 by a powerhouse team of education innovators from The Princeton Review, 2U, Kaplan, Kumon and Colloquy. The company has been recognized by Forbes Magazine, as “one of the 6 fastest growing tech companies” and hailed by Mashable, as “one of the 5 startups transforming online education.”
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