Learn about Strategic Leadership, Education, and College Admissions from Industry Leader: Cameron McCoy

Cameron McCoy, Vice President and Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA

Advice for Maven and Processor Career Seekers:

Students don’t always need to follow a linear model. In some cases, colleges give credit for outside learning experiences. Lehigh is looking into using Blockchain.

Students should start thinking about the Admissions process early and don’t wait until their senior year

Students should understand who they are and what they are looking for, consider regionality, understand the cost of higher ed.

University alumni and upperclassmen can serve as mentors to help steer students toward future jobs in the field they are interested in and persuade students to look at different options if there are no potential opportunities in the future

Learn from mistakes and continue to grow

Recommended Resources:

Blockchain

https://hbr.org/2017/01/the-truth-about-blockchain

Learning Economy: Internet of Education

https://www.learningeconomy.io/

College Scorecard

https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/

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