Research + News | Topic: Academics
Dec 19, 2019
More Testing Means More Stress For Teens – And There’s No Solution In Sight
tudents today face mounting pressure not just to get into college, but to figure out how to pay for an increasingly unaffordable education by working or by setting themselves so far apart from their peers that they’re awarded scholarships. Read the article here.
Dec 17, 2019
Final Exams, College Essays, Family Pressures: Here Are 6 Ways To Help Your Teen Manage Stress
You may not be capable of making your teen’s stress magically vanish, but there are things you can do to make it more manageable. Read the article here
Dec 9, 2019
College Major Regrets… And What To Consider Instead
The most-regretted college majors, according to ZipRecruiter’s College Grads Survey. Read the article here.
Oct 9, 2019
Should high school students be competing for the highest grades? Read the article here.
Oct 4, 2019
Better Sleep Habits Lead To Better College Grades
Data on MIT students underscore the importance of getting enough sleep; bedtime also matters. Read the article here.
Sep 19, 2019
Helping Teens Deal With College Stress
High school is stressful, but when you add in the pressure to get into college then the stress can skyrocket. Read the article here.
Aug 2, 2019
Stressed Teens Fret Over How Much To Relax During The Summer
For many teenagers, summer break has become a multiple-choice pressure cooker, when they must decide whether to: (a) rest and recharge, (b) work and make money, or (c) rack up activities that stand out on college applications. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2019
The Demon In Middlebury
What happens when liberal democracy increasingly resembles communism, especially in higher education. Read the article here.
Jul 8, 2019
All School And No Work Becoming The Norm For American Teens
From the article:
“Many factors are at play in the decline of teen labor force participation, including increased school enrollment, seasonal employment, decreased returns to work, reduced demand for low-wage work, minimum wage hikes, and competition from older workers or immigrants. Time pressure is another driver of reduced teen participation. Teens have many demands on their time and those demands fundamentally differ between the academic year and summer.”
Read the article here.
May 28, 2019
The Unintended Consequences Of Academic Pressure
Where did academic pressure come from? Read the blog post from Tim Elmore here.