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B-Book 40: Thoughts Without a Thinker by Mark Epstein
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Why students who do well in high school bomb in college  

Submitted by on September 22, 2016 – 2:09 pm No Comment

These traits separate the successful students from the not-so-successful ones.

The first year of college is a tough transition, and for many students, a disillusioning one.

A study conducted last fall at the University of Toronto found that incoming students arrived with unreasonably optimistic expectations. On average, students predicted they would earn grade-point averages of 3.6. Those dreams were swiftly punctured. By the end of the year, the average freshman had only a 2.3.

Source: Why students who do well in high school bomb in college
My Comments: If I am being honest, I think my son exhibits a bit of both, with a slight bias to the divers.  I chalk this up to entering college a bit young and immature.  Hopefully, he can develop some grit.

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