Decision-Making Made Easy

You see a decision looming on the horizon. It haunts your dreams and keeps you from sleeping. What if you make the wrong choice? What if another path reveals itself and now you have three choices to choose from? Don’t fret! Decisions can be simple to make if you use an appropriate method of evaluation.

Grab a sheet of paper and a pen and let’s get started!

Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements

Bad Testers or Bad Studiers? You Decide.

We’ve all had it happen to us. The “blank brain” syndrome. After you spend hours studying for that big test, you sit down with your Scantron only to realize you know none of the information on the test. Well, you knew it, but you forgot. It can be one of the most frustrating episodes in educational history, but there are definitely ways to avoid it. Read the rest of this entry »


Intelligence v. Knowledge

Synaptic connections in the brain

When I was in graduate school, one of my four jobs that paid my bills was tutoring athletes. I love to teach others, especially in a small setting, so I thought this job would be perfect for me.

Read the rest of this entry »


Pave Your Way to Success With the Three P’s

Everyone has goals.

Another word I substitute for “goals” is “dreams.” To me, they are one and the same. Children have dreams of becoming doctors or ballet dancers. As they grow older, the dreams become a little more specific, dreams of getting into the right college to become that doctor.

Then the dreams get practical like buying a nice house in the best neighborhood or losing 10 pounds before that summer vacation. But all dreams or goals, whether small or big, practical or nonsensical, have one thing in common: they take a lot of hard work and effort to achieve. Read the rest of this entry »