Colleges Offering OpenCourseWare

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to manage a college education Posted to: College students January 21st, 2010 Del.icio.us Ben Casnocha has one of the most thorough, self-examined discussions about the value of college on his blog. He went to college, probably, because so many people told him to. Ben left college. But still, it’s tough to be in college right now. Thanks, community college.

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Race Matters in Hiring, No Matter How Nice The Cheshire Cat Grins

Competitive Resumes

And, a 2002 study in Boston and Chicago found that résumés of persons with names common among whites were 50 percent more likely to generate a request for an interview than equally impressive résumés of persons with names common among blacks. Race matters in hiring.

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Reality and the City

Ms. Career Girl

I know a lot of you college seniors and recent grads are thinking about making the move to the big city, whether it is New York, Chicago, LA, San Fran, or anywhere else in the world. Not sure if they have it in Chicago but I know in Boston some of my friends use it and love it.

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5 Nonprofits Changing The World

Career Realism

Founded in Boston in 1987 by Dr. Paul Farmer, Thomas J. The United States program focuses on issues pertaining to public education such as preparing high school students for college and providing higher education scholarships.

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Generation Y in Politics: Krystal Ball's candidacy | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Ball dives in head first: How did I end up with private photos of me at 22 with my ex-husband across the entire Internet, and in papers from London to New York to Boston? As a 23 year old female, I was brought up to consider no other alternative than to go to college.

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How to be lost with panache | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

One night in Boston, in the kitchen of a married woman who wanted to have sex with me while her husband slept in their bed upstairs, I finally gave up trying to be good. Is this your first time here?

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How to get good ideas for startups | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

All of this may not translate into later happiness for her, but I like how she is making ethical decisions for her steer and her college fund gets a boost every summer. Is this your first time here?

2010 109

How to be more creative at work | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

I loved the pay-per-view art anecdote from that last link, the one written in 2002, but not everyone is going to click on it, nor does it cite how you or one of your colleagues has been creative at work, which I think would be more believable than Mr. Portnoy. I got introduced to it when I was studying abroad by a buddy of mine from Boston. I didnt realize that it had become anything of note outside of the boston area, however. Is this your first time here?

2010 63

Productivity is about finding space | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I remember when I taught creative writing to freshmen at Boston University. When you are a college freshman, you learn about what it's like to be a sexually active adult. Is this your first time here?

2010 96

How to know if you'll be good at sales | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Cat in Boston on November 19, 2009 at 3:09 pm | permalink | Reply Ha. Sort of one of bemused endurance 'til the freedom of their college years comes to me. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to know if you'll be good at sales Posted to: Finding a career | Knowing yourself | Recruiters November 19th, 2009 Del.icio.us

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What makes a blog successful? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Now my blogs focus is about my journey that started last year – how to get that internship, get the job, relocate for what you're passionate about – the journey from point A (college) to point B (career). Posted by Cat in Boston on November 18, 2009 at 2:43 pm | permalink | Reply Making regular blog posts while keeping the content interest is a tough choir, especially when you have a fairly young blog like mine. Is this your first time here?

2009 70

How to hit a wall at work, with grace | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

And then, after burning every bridge possible at Boston University, I left, one credit short of a graduate degree. I have played professional volleyball, I climbed the corporate ladder in Fortune 500 marketing, I was a journalist at the Boston Globe, and I’ve gotten three startups funded. Posted by Cat in Boston on December 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | permalink | Reply What you do for BC is exactly what you did today. Is this your first time here?

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Trend watch: HR, texting, needlepoint | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Just graduated from college, still looking for a job. I'm going to Seth Godin's Boston conference on the 17th. Is this your first time here?

Turning point | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Turning point Posted to: Starting a new job April 20th, 2010 Del.icio.us

2010 95

You can be happier by reading this post | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I had a comfortable, relatively happy life in Boston but got antsy and moved to Budapest because I wanted to experience new things. Since then I have met many “interesting” people whom I never would have met had I stayed in Boston, seen places I never even knew existed, and get a kick out of the bizarre language, food, and customs. Is this your first time here?

2010 68

Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car.

Penelope Trunk

To give you a sense of how much I can’t deal with it, I almost did not graduate college because I had too many library fines. Posted by Cat in Boston on December 1, 2009 at 10:12 am | permalink | Reply Did you know that your car will have its VIN printed on it…either on a plate on the dash, or on the inside of the driver car door? It's amazing you can even survive, let alone graduate college or run a business. Is this your first time here?

2009 87

Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Do you overemphasize happiness? Posted to: Fulfillment | Knowing yourself January 14th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I think I’m over the happiness thing. I think I am thinking that the pursuit of happiness is, well, vacuous. I don’t think people are happy or unhappy.

2010 87

First, be honest about what you want | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I've since moved away and have lived and/or spend considerable time in the Pacific NW, Southern California, the Carolinas, Boston, and New York City. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog First, be honest about what you want Posted to: Goal setting | Knowing yourself November 2nd, 2009 Del.icio.us

2009 84

Mindfulness makes you more productive | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

But if you're interested, you might check out this link: [link] Posted by Alex @ Happiness in this World on February 22, 2010 at 1:09 pm | permalink | Reply See also this recent Boston Globe column on Harvard social psychologist Ellen J. I am that 20something, post college gal trying to figure things out and when one of your posts made reference to "just enjoying being lost" I almost laughed out loud at how much I felt like you directed it right to me.

2010 73

Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the.

Penelope Trunk

Six Sex Scenes ( my 1994 master's thesis, graduate program for english, Boston Univ. I dated one girl a long time ago, and her parents still think I did a few rounds as a male prostitute to pay for college. Posted by Sheboygan on November 28, 2009 at 1:40 pm | permalink | Reply As a 23 year old recent college grad, I have yet to be married or even engaged. Actually, I am using it as one of my psychology texts for Smith College School of Social Work.

2009 64

Shifting the balance of power. (Mainstream media stinks.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Shifting the balance of power. Mainstream media stinks.) Posted to: Journalism | Parenting November 6th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I wake up Wednesday at 4am to a phone call: The Guardian, in London, asking for an interview about my miscarriage twitter. Then a half-hour later, an Irish radio station. And then the phone kept ringing.

2009 68

How to put blog comments to good use | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

My grandfather passed away when my father was in college, and my grandmother inherited the land. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to put blog comments to good use Posted to: Learn to take advice December 8th, 2009 Del.icio.us

2009 62

Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking. Hello, McDonald's) Posted to: Diversity | Leadership January 18th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The All-Star Rodeo Challenge came to Madison, WI last weekend, and the farmer took me and my kids.

2010 86

My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL Posted to: Women October 1st, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I don't usually post clips of myself when I go on TV. But I'm posting this one, where I talk about trying to get an abortion in Wisconsin and end up with a miscarriage at work instead.

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