Time and again I’ve covered state universities where faculty were mandated to pass students in their class, regardless of student performance. Mostly these mandates are for lower level courses—nonexistent entranc… Learn more.
It seems whenever I consider the “big picture” of higher education, community college comes out as the worst, most corrupt aspect of it. Yes, for-profit schools are more corrupt on a per-student basis, but someho… Learn more.
It's that time of year when parents at long last, get to see the report card of their children, after their first semester in college. And they see a bunch of F marks. It's no great dishonor to fail college, many, … Learn more.
Failure isn’t a nice word. Some people fear it so much that they avoid doing anything, just so they don’t have to experience it. All of us, at one time or another, has failed at something – we are only human, after… Learn more.
"I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work." —Thomas Edison There’s no shortage of inspirational quotes on failure, but have you ever noticed that they never come from an anonymous source… Learn more.
The problem with many people is they would rather listen to the noise of the world, what their friends or peers think rather than listen to their own needs. Many people can often be put off going for a job, or a new purs… Learn more.
At some point in our lives, it is highly likely that we will experience a period of extreme upheaval. When nothing seems to go right, or as planned. Unexpected events occur for which we are totally unprepared. Indeed, … Learn more.