Category Archives: Education

MBA Graduate Helps To Revive Stroke Victims With PC Games

A fresh MBA pass-out is changing the world of post-stroke treatment with his new brilliant idea that is also quite enjoyable for the patients to go through. Who wouldn’t like to have their stroke-paralyzed limbs to get back into voluntary animation with fun computer games? I know I would if that was the case with me.

Hoyoung Ban shares the pain of those who suffer from post-stroke paralysis and worse have succumbed to their final doom from stroke as he could not share his joy of graduating from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology with his father, who passed away from stroke before he could.

Soon after this two of Ban’s uncles also suffered from stroke, while they did not lose the battle with death but did fail to complete the rehabilitation process. That was mostly due to the high costs of treatment to rehabilitate the functioning of their limbs. Such experiences and seeing his uncles lose use of their hands gave Ban the idea to use computer games as he had some personal interest with this issue.

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Nigeria All for Free Tertiary Education in Technology and Science

The Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has attracted much attention on the international stage when announced his Governments bold plan to make tertiary education free for students of technology and science.

He also announced that his government is collaborating with development partners so that a transparent program for conditional cash transfer that may be implemented. This will be directed towards the section of the populace who are the most vulnerable and the poorest.

The full program is set to be unveiled in a few weeks and will be milestone of historic importance not only for his country but for the developing world at large. In course of the announcement as part of his budget speech he said that $1.8 billion will be spent in order to enhance the quality of education.

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How To Make The Most Of Your Feedback Sessions

Denied MBA aspirants have been given a new ray of light to strike gold the second time around through feedback sessions organized by MBA schools to figure out exactly where they might have erred.

This is just another reaffirmation of the fact that business schools do promote re-applications who attain success in the second go. In fact Wharton has previously hinted that re-applicants have an edge over the rest of the pool of applicants.

These sort of sessions are usually brief making it imperative that you make preparations well in advance. List out the pointed questions that will maximize the benefits you get from the session. The following questions are the sort you want to ask.

  •  Were my quantitative abilities a factor? If it is so how to prove my abilities
  • Were my career goals wanting in clarity?
  • Are there any issues with the reasons for which I intend to complete the MBA program?
  • Please let me know the weak areas of my application and your advice to address them respectively?

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