Monday, 30 May 2011
Greetings Upper School Parents:
Here is a late May edition of Articles of Interest.
Sarah Brewer, in-coming MVS Director of College Counseling, mentioned a recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education during her visit to MVS last week: http://chronicle.com/article/Whats-a-Degree-Worth-Report/127612/ including an interactive graphic representing median earnings by college major and subject area: http://chronicle.com/article/Median-Earnings-by-Major-and/127604/
Being in the graduation season, Education Week presents an insightful article on the President Obama’s recent commencement address at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/05/26/33kiner.h30.html
On Sunday’s New York Times Op-Ed page, an essay titled Liking Is for Cowards. Go for What Hurts is adapted from writer Jonathan Franzen’s commencement address at Kenyon College: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/29/opinion/29franzen.html?scp=1&sq=franzen%20kenyon&st=cse
And from BoingBoing, here is a great article titled: How Spam Works, from End to End: http://boingboing.net/2011/05/21/how-spam-works-from.html
Head of Upper School