Posts by Dave Bergman:

The Importance of “Grit”

Posted on: 15 Jun 2013

For those who still think of acceptance into an Ivy League School as a sole guarantor of future success, a classic article worth reading. http://www.nytimes.com/1994/03/06/business/the-humbling-of-the-harvard-man.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm Takeaway: Grit* and tenacity are qualities that recent higher education research has identified as being vital to success in academics and in life. This is even more true in today’s […]

Do I need to choose a prospective major?

Posted on: 11 Dec 2012

It’s perfectly acceptable to be undecided about a prospective major. You’re still in high school and have yet to explore much of what this world has to offer. Further, more than half of all college students change their major at least once. So, use your freshman (and possibly) sophomore year to sample coursework, delve into […]