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Salute to the Trades Part 3: Always in Demand

Like their white collar counterparts, blue collar professions vary tremendously in the degree of education and training required for specific jobs. Certain blue collar professions involve only on-the-job training. These are the jobs that are usually classified as...

Salute to the Trades Part 2: Limitless Value

It should go without saying, yet bears repeating: Blue collar trades are every bit as critical to our culture as the white collar professions. We need both and we need a balance between the two. One depends on the other and they feed off of each other. Each entity...

Salute to the Trades Part 1: The Blue Collar Stigma

Blue collar jobs and careers are nothing at all like their white collar counterparts. Virtually everything – other than the fact that you can definitely make a successful career of either – is completely different. The education, the training, the nature of the work...

Part 5: Critical Thinking in Critical Condition

As a parent, you could be asking yourself if investing the time in researching the site at all is really essential to the future success of your son or daughter. After all, if your child received good grades throughout school and appears to have little trouble being...

Critical Thinking Series Part 2: Critical Thinking in Critical Condition

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.”  Martin Luther King Jr. So what is “critical thinking?” There are a vast multitude of definitions for the term and most of these incorporate problem solving techniques as well....

Bernie Sanders Wants to Cancel All Student Loan Debt

All $1.6 Trillion is Forgiven – according to Bernie The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly  Warning: This blog is written from a strictly non-partisan viewpoint. Not left and not right but straight to the truth. Bernie Sanders recently came out and has put forth a plan to...

Fantasyland 101

“Our universities are doing a tremendous disservice, both to students and our culture, by letting students think they can bend reality to fit their whims. In the real world, people don’t get paid to be selfish and disruptive, but, rather, to be productive members of...