The majority of American leaders have gotten an education in one of the two areas; law or business. Politics as a profession has fallen far out of favor in the last few years but it is still the heart that beats in the center of democracy. This is why it is still very important for our colleges to produce well educated and empathic people who can become our future leaders. What many people do not understand is how to fashion themselves a career in politics. Keep reading to find out more on this topic and you never know, perhaps you will become your generation’s next president and run things in such a way that will save our failing country! [Read more...]
Every election year there is a swing in ‘hot button’ issues. Some of these change over time, some of them do not. This time around, the big topics of conversation are the usual suspects: immigration, healthcare and education. No matter what year it is, these are always central point of focus for presidential hopefuls looking to take the big chain in the Oval Office.
Of course, here at Degree Pivot we are most interested in education and what the election winner will be planning for students across the US and her territories. But this time around, the future of education is more uncertain than ever.
To get a look at what might be in store, we should look at our two primary candidates and what they have said about education in America. [Read more...]