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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'