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“Today’s educators must recognize and address the ‘life’ needs of their students before beginning to recognize and address their educational needs,” says experienced educator David Bretzius.
“Linux training and experience is a must,” says Jonathan Curry – a community manager and developer evangelist at Linode.
“The best part of my nursing education was the clinical time with instructors, which provided one-on-one interaction with patients,” says Kathy Conallen.
Marc Brownstein, President & CEO of Brownstein Group, Philadelphia’s oldest independent brand communication agency, says “It’s so critical to get as much on the job experience under your belt as possible.”
Training her brain to process the information quickly in order to attain the proficiency at 225 words a minute was more of a challenge for Lauren Sweeney.
“Education gives us the theories and techniques to practice what is already in our hearts – a desire to help others, and ourselves, heal from emotional pain and suffering,” says Julie Jacobson.
The Philadelphia region is one of the most thriving regions in the country due to the growing rail lines in several parts of the city and suburbs.
Kathleen Kinslow, President & Chief Executive Officer at Aria Health says that her MBA put her “ahead of the game in the health care industry.”
Connie Grier has been professionally engaged in education and educational management within the Philadelphia community for more than 20 years possessing a strong commitment to social justice.
Ari Jacoby, CEO and Co-Founder of Solve Media, advises prospective tech students that “The pace of technology is accelerating to the point that Moore’s Law applies across the enterprise.”
Frank Healy, Outpatient Therapist with AtlantiCare Behavioral Health, gives advice on entering the field of psychology or social work.
According to the Philadelphia Business Journal, the job market for the next decade looks very promising in the tri-state area in several sectors of the economy.
Graham Alexander built Graham Alexander & Co. into a thriving business in the music industry.
Joseph E. Fischgrund, says that “In today’s standards-based educational environment, a master’s degree is essential.”
Dr. Robert Kane, advises students to “take it slowly and really learn your field.”