Tuesday, February 24, 2015

New wave of students wants to design own college plans - Lauren Williams, University Business

According to the “Portrait of Generation Z” report released by Northeastern University, nearly two-thirds of Gen Z-aged respondents said they want to learn about entrepreneurship in college, including how to start a busi­ness. More than four in 10 expect to work for them­selves at some point—nearly four times higher than the current per­centage of self-​​employed Amer­i­cans. According to the Northeastern study, Gen-Z students want colleges to: ...offer practical skills such as financial planning (85%) ...integrate internships and other professional experience into their programs (79%) ...allow them to design their own majors (72%) ...teach entrepreneurship (63%) http://www.universitybusiness.com/article/new-wave-students-wants-design-own-college-plans

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