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Does It Matter Where You Went to School?

Robert Heiny

Research Scientist of Learning and Education
Flight Instructor
Robert Heiny submitted a new blog post:

Does It Matter Where You Went to School?

Does the name of the school from which you graduated matter? Margaret Heffernan argues, No.

"What matters is who you are and what you've achieved outside ... of an institution. The true test of a great employee ... (is) their ability to see what is needed -- in the company, in the market -- without being told."

She further argues that the United States is...
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Dogs Times Writer
Yes. It matters. One cannot be employed until getting through the interview process. Getting the interview means a good resume. A good school on a resume is a good start.


Master of None
Flight Instructor
The answer is obvious to anyone wanting a good job and be a good provider. Choosing the right college is essential to meeting the right people. It is who you know in life that will help you achieve your goals.