Essential Lessons Learned Outside the Classroom - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

As the saying goes, a mind is a terrible thing to waste. And many put theirs to good use—while ensuring at least a running start in the workforce—by attaining undergraduate, graduate, and advanced degrees. Though higher education can be the key to success, it alone oftentimes doesn’t cut it when it comes to overall life success.

As part of our continuing back-to-school coverage, asked New Yorkers, “What are lessons you learned outside the classroom that you didn’t learn in it?” Take a look:

Videographer: Kahliah Laney

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.