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When school gets tough, do you think it’s worthwhile? Or time to give up? Pavlin Plamenov Petkov/Shutterstock.com

Do challenges make school seem impossible or worthwhile?

A high school science test, a Psych 101 course, long job applications: Sometimes it's hard to be motivated to succeed. As it turns out, how you respond to difficulty and ease can make all the difference.
Who succeeds will depend not on intentions alone. Gettysburg College

What is the secret to success?

Two researchers set out to find out why some people might be better at achieving goals than others. The answer, they found, could lie in implicit beliefs.
Is there any evidence to suggest kids from private school have any more success later in life? AAP

Private schooling has little long-term pay-off

In a recent article for The Conversation, Barbara Preston examined the link between type of school attended and progress at university. Barbara concluded that after controlling for tertiary entrance score…

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