Students from pre-Millennial generations often grimaced when they saw announcements like this one on their instructors’ doors: “Failure to prepare on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.” For Gen Y, though, the reaction to such a concept tends to go beyond frustration and acceptance. Instead, it’s typically confusion or even anger. […]
Everyone knows that college students are stressed, but few people understand just how bad the problem has gotten. A recent New York Times survey (conducted in 2011) revealed that the emotional health of today’s college freshmen is the worst it’s been in over 25 years, highlighting this growing problem as a serious concern.
Many college students regard the summer as a time to relax and unwind from the stressful semester, and this is perfectly reasonable. However, as college costs rise steadily, many more students are also considering the convenience and lower price of summer classes.
Many prospective college students wonder about their SAT scores and how they’ll affect their chances of being admitted to the college of their choice. Often, students are heard asking the following question, “Do SAT scores really matter?”
Many people, college students and non-college students alike, have some incorrect assumptions about the true nature of liberal arts colleges. Some people, for example, believe that the “liberal” in the title refers to a political affiliation, but this simply could not be further from the truth.
You’re sitting in class waiting for the professor to begin when a girl bursts in through the door. She’s huffing and puffing, which clearly indicates that she at least hurried to your classroom, and you have to wonder why. She drops her book bag on the floor, takes a step forward towards the class, and […]
When some of the local high school students saw a need to increase the recycling at their school, they took action. They kept seeing recyclable materials like aluminum cans and glass bottles in the trash cans. As they observed the problem more, they saw two things they could do to address the problem. 1) Get […]
Have you ever dreamed of discovering the next breakthrough in the study of quantum physics? Of creating the space vehicle that will make flying large numbers of people to the moon and back a reality? Of designing facilities to provide atomic power for an entire country? Of developing a car that can drive, fly, and […]