The forever dreaded non-STEM conversation: your major

If you’re a service worker, the goal is to get tips. So tell them you study statistics or even accounting — older folks eat that up.

On the social archetypes of “good” education

There is value to the broad idea of “teaching students how to think” through liberal arts, but is it really worth forcing students to spend almost two years slogging through classes they may not be remotely interested in?

What happened to the joy in life?

You’re suddenly faced with a harsh reality — work is sucking up all your free time. What happened to the joy in life?