Monthly Archives: May 2013

Grit is more important than IQ when it comes to Test Scores

University of Pennsylvania researchers have determined that the best predictor of success on academic tests isn’t determined by how talented students are. Rather, performance is best predicted by how much “grit” they possess. Grit, for their study, was defined as … Continue reading

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Measuring the Value of a Degree and the Purpose of College

Education writer Jeff Selingo brings up some of the new ways to approach post-secondary education. While there are advantages in alternative programs for many students, the Huff Post scribe stresses the importance of college for a person’s intellectual and social … Continue reading

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