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I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.–Phil Mickelson
Mickelson makes a great point. Knowledge can help you go far, and attending college is one way to get it.
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To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.–Marilyn vos Savant
Just like our friends looking out the window, sometimes just watching can deepen our insights and perception of the world. What will you observe today?
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My knowledge and thirst for knowledge has no expiration date… It goes until I’m dead. I will be learning and studying from youth, as well as people older than me… Having degrees as a person of color in this country is the one thing that can’t nobody take away from me.
Santiago-Hudson is right. Once you earn that degree, you own it for a lifetime.
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“Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last.”
–Arthur Conan Doyle, His Last Bow
What is the greatest lesson that you have learned lately?
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Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Forbes seems to be advocating education as a means to being more open to the world. Has there been a class that opened your mind to new possibilities?
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An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
What dividends will your knowledge investment pay out?
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We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.
How can we swim through the deep waters of too much information to find the knowledge that floats beneath the surface?
Take Our Poll
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Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
Like the Sequoia, find your passion, pursue knowledge, and keep growing every day.
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Information is not knowledge.
What is the distinction between information and knowledge? In today’s information-heavy world, how do we know if we have gained knowledge or simply learned information?
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Learn new things. Do progressive research into what you do and find out how others outside your quarters are doing it. Dare to be excellent. Average brands easily go into extinction soonest.
― Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the Dream
To avoid being average and the threat of extinction, what do you need to learn? How will you push yourself out of your comfort zone?