Many people with college degrees would willingly trade their diplomas for ones bearing the names Harvard, Stanford, or Columbia University. There is no question of the sex appeal of a big-name university when you go looking for work. Recruiters love “name” schools. Your hiring stock will be much greater if you went to Northwestern University than if you attended, say, lesser-known schools such as Cal State Stanislaus in Turlock or Monsbey College in Watsonville. Yet, depending on what kind of job you are seeking, your education from a little-known school may be just as good as one from Yale. Everybody...

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Denny Carter

Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i