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About University Solutions

Meridian University Solutions partners with Business and Professional School Administrators to deliver career coaching to their most important asset - students and alumni. We enhance existing career services through customized coaching solutions well integrated into the program. Our goal is to equip students past and present with the skills and resources to leverage their degree toward career growth upon graduation and beyond. In so doing, we assist Business and Professional Schools to differentiate themselves by delivering significant return on their students' academic investments.

Option B: Making The Best Of Your Second Choice For An Internship

Too often we focus on the ideal v. what could actually be better for us. And this is true for students whose first option for an internship melts away and the second option becomes the opportunity. Barbara Hewitt, of Penn … Continue reading

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Higher Education Under Attack

Question: What does immigration and education have in common? Answer: They both affect the standing of the United States in the global economy So, to address the “elephant in the room”, the proposed immigration policies that we are grappling with … Continue reading

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CAREER MOTIVATION FOR MILLENNIALS *

My daughter is a millennial. By the year 2025, she and other millennials will make up almost 75 percent of the workforce around the world. These workers, who are now between the age of 18 and 34, have already surpassed … Continue reading

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Pogo On Career Centers

Many years ago in the comic strip series “Pogo”, the main character Pogo says with total confidence to his friend Porkypine  “Son, we have met the enemy and he is us”. The visual in the script is even more compelling. … Continue reading

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Reinvent Career Services?

I have often asked myself, “How will the delivery of career services change over the next few years.” In the process I killed a few “sacred cows” and perhaps you have done your fair share as well. And possibly you … Continue reading

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Graduation “Left-Overs”

The graduation ceremonies with all their pomp and circumstance have all ended. Young men and women who, only a few weeks ago, were focused on making the last heroic effort of marathon studying in order to pass the final exams … Continue reading

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The Third Degree About Degrees

Recently, I found some interesting data about the average salaries for bachelor’s degrees by institution http://www.payscale.com/college-salary-report/bachelors. The report prompted me to think about the “why” I pursued a college degree many years ago and the process my daughter recently went … Continue reading

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