Ben Stein, a contributor for CBS Sunday Morning talks about Accepting Your College Placement.
Some people never get over not being accepted to the college of their dreams.
“As far as I can tell, the men and women who have achieved the most in life in terms of getting to do what they wanted, live a comfortable life, and get recognition for it, did so pretty much without regard to where they went to college,” says Stein.
The US Cyber Challenge (USCC) is a national talent search and skills development program, to find high school and college students who are interested in becoming cybersecurity professionals.
High school students can apply for the USCC Common Knowledge Scholarship. Students must learn as much as they can about the US Cyber Challenge, and then take 2 multiple-choice quizzes online at their website: www.uscyberchallenge.org. Deadline is May 21, 2010.
In New York and California, Security Treasure Hunt competitions are being held for college students who are qualified with cybersecurity skills. The winners of these competitions will attend an all-expenses paid Cyber Challenge Summer camps in 2010, and receive free training from expert cybersecurity professionals. Deadline is midnight on May 20, 2010.
For more information and to register, please visit the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation website.