School Solutions For Subject Area Blues

The question was “What do you do when you don’t love a subject you have to take.” Questions are powerful. I have for years told students that it was important to speak up and to ask questions. Being someone who asks marks you as inquisitive and a learner. You also...

Dear Students, It Pays to Behave! REALLY

There has been a lot of buzz recently about Mark Zuckerberg’s statement that his one rule for hiring is that a person has to be someone he would be happy to work for. There is a lot in that statement. It speaks to aligned values and also to the likelihood, that as...

What Will You Do With That Major?

“What will you do with that major?” is a question that every student gets, especially if you are looking at majors that do not seem to tie to a particular career. Actually it is the wrong question because it assumes that the subject is what you will do. It assumes...

Panic at the End of the Semester

Many students face panic at the end of the semester with exams and papers looming and only a few weeks left in the term. It is academic crisis time. The panic at the end of the semester can start with this scenario: You have been going along for several weeks, not...