It is possible to pass or fail a multiple-choice exam before you even sit down to take it. The reason is not because of whether or not you know the content, but because of where your mind is at in regards to the test. Content knowledge is part of exam preparation, but you can easily […]Read more "Mind Games and Multiple Choice Exams"
Multiple guess tests are a game. To beat the game, you need to know the rules and how tests are made. Multiple-choice tests measure good you are at the game, not how smart or how successful you are. Multiple-choice tests do not determine your future and have very little or no correlation to practice. For […]Read more "Cracking Multiple Choice Tests – gaming the system"
Shark Tank is in its 7th season and is still growing in popularity. Part of the popularity may be the reality basis, a part may be the sharks themselves, but part may be that it gives everyone watching a chance to dream of starting their own company and swimming with the sharks. The question then […]Read more "What can we learn from Shark Tank?"
It is normal to have ups and downs in your motivation levels. Sometimes all you are motivated to do is click next for your current Netflix binge (or even worse, just let it go on to the next episode after 15 seconds). After a good binge (I just finished Occupied), you may be motivated […]Read more "How to find YOUR motivation by binge watching Netflix"
Everyone has a past, and it is very ‘easy’ to judge them by it. It is so easy that we as individuals often get stuck in the past. Part of the allure of judging someone’s past is that we do not have to get to know who the person is now, and hindsight is 20/20. […]Read more "Choose to judge people (and yourself) by their future not their past."
There is a considerable debate out there about if college pays or not, but without a job, it certainly is going to cost you. Rivier University is one of the most recent to ‘guaranteed employment’ but they are not alone (see the list at the end of this article). Guaranteed employment from a university standpoint […]Read more "Guaranteeing employment after college"
By Jason Zigmont Most adults start with the question of WIIFM (what’s in it for me) when thinking about going to college, and it is a good place to start. I would love to see people go to school just to learn and grow, but that is not practical, and there needs to be a return on […]Read more "Why should I go (or go back) to college?"