- Are you known as “conscientious and hard-working”? If you are, congratulations! This may be a better indicator of success in college than your SAT scores. See the whole article at http://www.newsroom.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/display.cgi?id=1329
- Do you hate those group project assignments? --Don’t! "Students learn better and develop higher-level skills by participating in cooperative (team) activities...”, according to a study at Penn State.
See the whole article at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/11/071105095721.htm
- A timely question with finals looming:
“Will an all-nighter actually help your grade on a test? The correct answer is ‘no’”.
Read whole article All Nighters Equal Lower Grades at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/11/071130162518.htm
And this is too late for you, but pass it on to your younger connections:
- “Students with the most rigorous high school preparation in mathematics perform significantly better in college courses in biology, chemistry, and physics.”
The whole article is available at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/07/0700726142071.htm