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What if school was projected based? What if you could learn about finance, by having a two week project intensive? What if this project was built on the old and new, like kickstarted campaigns and traditional financing models. Welcome to the project

What if school was projected based? What if you could learn about finance, by having a two week project intensive? What if this project was built on the old and new, like kickstarted campaigns and traditional financing models. Welcome to the project

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-I feel like I can do a lot more for companies, than what responsibility they are offering at an entry level position
-my traditional college experience seems to give me a piece of paper to get in the door rather than anything useful
-what is usefu

-I feel like I can do a lot more for companies, than what responsibility they are offering at an entry level position -my traditional college experience seems to give me a piece of paper to get in the door rather than anything useful -what is usefu

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Matthew commented on Preflight: Real-world challenges in the classroom

Vanessa, yes companies want guaranteed and even predictable outcomes. Thats part of the problem. It seems they would get better outcomes if they took more risks, and pushed the envelope a little bit. This can be done by limiting financial outlay and have strict deadlines for the project. If we cater programs to the desires companies have, we inevitably won't meet their needs, which go hand and hand with choosing predictability over risk taking and exploration, which working with students can offer.

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Vanessa, the issue with teenagers complying with treatment may be about the treatment itself. One side of the ball is the nature of being teenager which involves pushing against any authority is available to testing the existing boundaries of the parent and establish one's own. The other side is the nature of medication itself which is more about addressing symptoms rather than curing illness. Especially areas of mental health, it seems that medication seems to numbs, cause new diagnoses rather than alive the problem at hand. It may be that teenagers are a little more sensitive to these dynamics and would be more responsive to integrative models, which actually look at illness as a collection of symptoms (which in mental health it almost always is) and to use nutrition, therapy, somatic work, stress management, sleep and other interventions that address why these symptoms are there rather than trying dose them.

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Matthew commented on Preflight: Real-world challenges in the classroom

As nice as it would be to have a reliable source to get the ball rolling, I think it may be beneficial to have different people each year. It could expand the network of people available and create more pathways.