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Over the past month, I’ve met a number of people whom we all need to understand better. Right now they call themselves members of the class of 2011 or 2012 or 2013. Pretty soon we’ll be calling them “boss.”
Throughout several events and guest lectures, I met students at Yale’s School of Management, New York University, and my alma mater Binghamton University. I was supposedly there as a hybrid of a professional and professor, sharing my personal experience working in digital media and the latest social media trends. Each time though, I felt like a student. As my homework assignment, here’s what I learned about our future colleagues from going back to school.