For academic success, nothing replaces pure dogged effort and drive.
This week marks the beginning of class at many American universities. Like most professors I am eager to join in the renewal of the fall semester. There are precious few experiences as full of promise and pregnant with opportunity as the start of school at an American university.
I have written often about the importance of higher education and the superb investment opportunity it offers the wise and diligent student. I have also written of significant changes universities must soon make.