“For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by things large and small. I wanted to know what made my watch tick, my radio play, and my house stand. I wanted to know who invented the bottle cap and who designed the bridge. I guess from early on I wanted to be an engineer.” -- Henry Petroski, Ph.D., noted professor, author, and engineer
Full-ride scholarships are the college applicant’s Holy Grail. Granted, they’re hard to get, but if you can lay your hands on one, you’ve got it made.
You are not a follower. When you think about your future, you don’t think about just being part of something; you think about leading something. Like some of the most influential people of our time — Jobs, Zuckerberg, Musk — you want to nurture your kernel of an idea into an innovative, sustainable business
If you grew up in Ohio, you might think your neighbor to the west — Indiana — is pretty much the same as your home state. Both states are midwestern, featuring rural landscapes punctuated by a handful of smaller industrial cities and anchored by larger metropolitan areas.
Ever since kindergarten, the last days of August filled you with a mixed sense of dread and excitement for the looming school year. But it never felt quite like this.