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Education News Archive - November 15, 2007

By Boyd, Carolyn CAN AN MBA INFLATE SALARIES OR FASTTRACK A CAREER? MUCH DEPENDS ON THE SCHOOL CHOSEN, AND OF COURSE, ON THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT Before Maggie Leung CPA studied for a master of business administration (MBA) she was "very trapped in one way" of seeing things.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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