Posts Tagged ‘Skipping Class’

Freshman Week: 8 Things Not to Do Freshman Year

Freshman Week: 8 Things Not to Do Freshman Year

Moving to college is a stressful moment—a full transition from life at home to a new academic, social, geographic, and personal reality. For many of us who set out on the stereotypical dorm life college reality, freshman year involves packing up and moving out, in a single moment becoming both a college student and someone ...

How to Make the Most of Your Course Syllabus

How to Make the Most of Your Course Syllabus

Woody Allen once said, “Showing up is 80 percent of life.” While that may not be the case for college life due to demanding time commitments and rigorous course loads, the adage does hold true for the first week of college. Just showing up on time to those first three yawn-inducing days of course syllabus ...

The Economics Of Skipping Class

The Economics Of Skipping Class

I’ve recently read a number of articles, both on HackCollege and elsewhere, on the subject of skipping class. Some have attempted to determine when or how it is acceptable to skip, while others have attempted to determine the cost of skipping. I thought the idea of applying some basic economic tools and ideas to the ...

Why You Don’t Need To Go To Class

Why You Don’t Need To Go To Class

While most schools and professors require you to attend lecture, there are many classes you can take without ever stepping foot in a classroom. Instead of wasting your time sitting in a lecture, you can opt for online-only classes, either through your university, or through the numerous colleges available online. We all learn differently, and ...