Tag: academic

College Class 101: How To Decide Whether To Stick It Out or Drop It

By KELSEY MULVEY A new semester at school means a lot of things: new trends, new crushes and new classes. Unless the scheduling gods love you—and we’re jealous, if that’s the case—nobody’s course load is perfect. Usually, there’s that one class you just can’t stand. The monotone professor? The painfully dull readings? The grueling exams? We know–it’s all too familiar. With these unbearable…

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How to Teach Your Child to Love Reading

By: Abby Freireich and Brian Platzer The pressure you feel about your children’s reading is wholly understandable. Pediatricians and educators are constantly telling parents to prize literary skills. And with good reason: Early reading has been associated with a host of positive outcomes, not only academic, but social and emotional, too. So when kids falter as readers, parents often feel…