Gap Year Opportunities The most strategic students are able to unveil the gap year opportunities in the year they take off before college. Michael Porter states, "The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do." Cookie Lyon is Empire's ambitious strategist who recently started her own record label. She is never lost for words and fully understands the music industry therefore we are certain she will succeed.
Cookie decided that she would not stay at Empire Entertainment, the record label that was established with the money that she made selling drugs and consequently spent 17 years in prison for. Cookie needed more control of her situation so she decided to leave after a failed hostile takeover.
Taraji P. Henson and Son Strategize Cookie Lyon is played by actress Taraji P. Henson, a smart businesswoman who also understands the importance of strategic decision making. Taraji P. Henson and son, Marcel Johnson decided that he would take a gap year before college all…
Top Ten Universities by YouTube Channels
Colleges around the world have created channels on YouTube to broadcast videos showing events, lectures, interviews and more. Instead of focusing their attention on promoting information to mainstream media, some universities are using their YouTube Channel to engage the community directly.
Enjoy our Top Ten Universities ranked by how effective they utilize their YouTube Channels:
Stanford's YouTube channel is one of the absolute best in the world. Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Our favorite video was Steve Jobs' 2005 Commencement Address.
Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University is a global research university and a birthplace of innovation since its founding in 1900. Our favorite video shows Randy Pausch's last lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams.