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What Gives a Person Worth? A Degree?

What Gives a Person Worth? A Degree?
“It only stands to reason that where there’s sacrifice, there’s someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there’s service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.” – Ayn Rand Last weekend I attended my 5-year Stanford Graduate School of Business reunion. Kicking off the... 

Benefit of Sports

Benefit of Sports
The United State is unique when it comes to the interplay between academics and athletics in both secondary school and post-secondary school in this country.  Given the underwhelming performance of American secondary schools relative to the performance of dozens of nations without integrated athletics programs in their schools, it is hard to take seriously the claim that high school athletics is vital... 

How My MBA Application Experience Will Help Homeschoolers

How My MBA Application Experience Will Help Homeschoolers
In 2003, I chose to leave the Army upon completion of my 5 year military commitment. I decided that my best option was to apply to business school, but most people ignorantly told me that I stood no chance of getting into my dream school, Stanford, or any other top school. It’s not that they didn’t necessarily think much of me (some of my superiors said these things and then wrote me wonderful... 

College Admissions for Homeschool Students (Part 2 of 3)

College Admissions for Homeschool Students (Part 2 of 3)
College education is not the be all and end all that so many public education advocates and politicians make it out to be. As most homeschoolers know, a self-directed or individualized education trumps the standard 20-to-a-classroom uniform instruction experience that the majority of students receive through primary and secondary schools. It is no surprise that many of them believe that they can... 
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