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SAT's for College Grads?

Aug 29, 2013 -- 11:26am

It's hard enough finding work out there! It may become even more challenging for college grads, thanks to a new SAT that many four-year universities are starting to offer.

For whatever reason, some employers aren’t satisfied with a degree or decent GPA. They want to further evaluate potential employees by examining the results of their post-graduation SAT.

That seems very unfair! There are a lot of highly intelligent people who just don’t score well on exams like the SAT or ACT. Besides, many businesses already offer some sort of ridiculous intelligence test. Some of them are so asinine that they’re practically based on luck.

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I almost became a blubbering idiot today...

Aug 28, 2013 -- 9:57am

I had to stop watching this on the train this morning, because my eyes were welling up as we passed through Palatine! It’s a mini-documentary about a 96-year old man who recently lost his wife of 75 years. They had one of those rare, storybook romances. He was missing her so much, that he decided to write a song about her and send it to a songwriting competition. The hosts of this competition were so touched by the man’s story, that they decided to produce it with professional musicians. Have some tissue ready, and take a few minutes to watch this extremely moving story:

A Letter From Fred from Green Shoe Studio on Vimeo.

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