Our experiences give us each a different take on the world and the way we see it
Education is important, and, when effective, it’s transformative.
I don’t think that moving coursework to the Internet is going to solve the problem; instead, these students need to move to the world.
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Multisensory experiences or experiential education equals higher order or deeper learning. Period.
Learners must be thoroughly immersed in the environment conducive to learning and problem solving. After all, being insecure ignites the spirit of wanting to succeed.
…some of the greatest minds and innovators of our generation never followed a traditional educational path at all, which leads me to question…
I broke free of the idea that learning could only place in school, and discovered instead how to make the world my classroom.
When I think about what, for the most part, has shaped my thoughts about my future, what’s given me meaning and fulfillment, it isn’t classes. It’s experience.
I used my time working for someone else basically as an apprenticeship, so I could learn more about business.
We are entering an era that is transforming what education looks like regardless of the chosen area of study.
When you have the chance to support someone, take it.
Keep an eye out for the silver lining, and an open mind to new possibilities.
If you’re in that uncomfortable pushing phase, you’re in good company.
“Experience may underpin all learning but it doesn’t always result in learning. We have to engage with the experience and reflect on what happened, how it happened, and why.”
You’re taking ownership of your learning, down to the nitty-gritty of who you want to learn from and assignments to take on.
A creative education can be achieved by all – no matter what you hope to study or how you want to affect the world.
To make the most of your own educational experience, develop a structure that will bring out your best.
Experiential learning outside the classroom is necessary
Schools kill creativity by offering a uniform learning experience.
There are many educational alternatives that have the potential to yield similar, if not greater, returns than the traditional MBA.
The first few steps into a new adventure are inevitably exciting.
Be forewarned: Pop culture is lying!
Instead of strolling along a stage, shaking hands with the dean and receiving a diploma. Victor put on a cap and gown and gave a TED talk.