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Mathieu Plourde

Saddled with debt, grads head to most expensive cities - 0 views

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    " In Boston, for example, the average cost of renting a two-bedroom apartment is $2,821, which means that you would need to earn $120,900 a year just to afford it"
Mathieu Plourde

The same behaviors that spell academic success can backfire at work - 0 views

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    "Girls often don't get those counterbalancing messages. In fact, girls have their good-student behaviors reinforced as feminine norms in the media and the stories they consume. In short, we're in danger of raising girls who strive hard to find the right answer and know how to get good grades-but who don't know how to trust their own voices."
Mathieu Plourde

Just the Kindle: Why I've Been Carrying an Ereader Instead of a Tablet - 0 views

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    when I carry my tablet I don't do all that much reading. Instead, I check my email, check Facebook, check Twitter, or-perhaps worst of all-play Words with Friends.
Mathieu Plourde

Students and scholars in tweet harmony - 0 views

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    "Academics are used to altering their tone to match the audience and context, whereas students tend to lack such skills and so will, for all their tech-savvy, sometimes be uncomfortable with more formal forms of contact. In the long term, students need to develop these skills: in the meantime, we can meet them halfway."
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