“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela In 1982, Verlyn “Swede” Roskam and his friend Dan Mickelson came up with a plan to change the world. And they did. For that was the year they founded Educational Assistance, Ltd. or EAL. At the time, Swede was working incorporate sales for the himself on the verge of dropping out of school due to lack of funds.
For most college graduates the first order of business after admiring their diploma is to get a job. Moreover, as the article above indicates, having a degree gives them a significant advantage for winning one. But what many young people don’t realize is that in addition to a formal education, attending college offers them another career enhancing benefit: the opportunity to build a strong professional network.
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