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You Need First Aid, Not Financial Aid

No one in an epic crisis would intentionally slap a lifeguard, run away from the paramedics, or avoid a star in Mario Kart. That sounds silly at first, but that is how it appears when we reject help-especially when we know that we need it. But according to research help around campus is becoming more Read More

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Just…Shut…Up…

It’s a day that still lingers in the back of my mind. I’m embarrassed by it like it happened yesterday. I think I was 20 years old, in a Psychology 201 class. The professor was a young lady, somewhere around early thirties or maybe really late twenties. The class was rather large and crammed into Read More

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This Class Is Stupid–I Quit!!! (Question 9 and Question 10)

Question #9: Who is my life line? Who do you have to support you? When life feels like crap, who can you turn to? Who helps you laugh without charging a fee for it? They tell you that when life gives you lemons to make lemonade–but who brings the sugar and water??? If you are planning to quit a Read More

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This Class Is Stupid–I Quit! (Questions 7 and 8)

Question #7: Am I studying or am I struggling? Sometimes we want to retreat because the opposition is difficult. You know what I mean: you begin studying for a test two days before the test when the difficulty of the class requires for you to begin studying a week before the test. If that is Read More

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This Class Is Stupid–I Quit! (Questions 5 and 6)

Question #5: Is this class part of my Major? If the answer is “Yes”, then you will want to asnwer the other nine questions before dropping this class. The reason is simple: if it is part of your Major, then you will have to take the class at some time or another in order for Read More

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This Class Is Stupid–I Quit!!! (Questions 3 and 4)

Question #3: What activities am I engaged in after this class? The topic of focus is in every book and sermon and speech, but it isn’t as easy to maintain as some attempt to portray. So why not make the ability to focus a little easier by being honest with yourself? Do you have a Read More

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This Class Is Stupid–I Quit!!!

I have failed 3 classes in my life. Some may not admit to that, but I will. I will also say that had I known how to retreat, that I may have only failed one. I see no shame in retreating from a class, but I feel that one should take a long look at Read More