A successful student is the kind that gets top-notch grades… Sure… But there is more to it than that. In fact, there is a lot more to it than the scores you’re getting. The scores are just one small measure
Some of the strangest advice you’ll hear in life is the most powerful. Any idiot can tell you to do the obvious. “Work harder.” Okay… Wow… thanks for that insightful advice that I’d already heard ten million times from just
Preparing for college life isn’t about what most people think it is. And that leads to most students getting to college and flopping around like a fish out of water, hoping they can maybe flop themselves into somewhere they can
Confidence is powerful in college. In college, confidence can help you take your life to the next level. It’s the difference between having tons of friends versus sitting in your room bored and lonely. It’s the difference between going into
Choosing a career sounds intimidating. I remember staring down at the “aptitude test” I took in high school and laughing as the list of potential career options included minister… That test clearly wasn’t going to do me very much good.
Skipping school is a problem. I don’t care if you don’t learn anything in school. I don’t care if you don’t enjoy school. And most of the time, I don’t even care if no one else notices. It’s not really
Test day should be the easy day. By the end of this article, you’re going to know how to calm your nerves while producing results that make everyone think you’re a genius. Any test taking anxiety you’re feeling is preventing
The easiest and hardest college majors aren’t the easiest thing in the world to define. High schools and colleges all define their GPA in different ways. They also tend to grade different programs differently because one school might be loaded
Some people can spend weeks looking for a good essay topic to write about. Writing isn’t everyone’s favorite thing in the world… It can take a while. It can be a little bit stressful. It can feel like every word
I’ve briefly told this story a number of different times but based on a question from a reader, I thought I’d dig into it to make sure it’s all clear. I suspect every school has a student like Schmitty.