Most Yale freshmen think they are not prepared to compete academically

They may have gotten straight As and perfect SAT scores back in high school, but the majority of freshmen entering Yale University this fall don’t feel prepared to handle the rigor of college classes. And by the way, 16% of them are bringing along fake I.D.s to New Haven. Source: Forbes Education Continue reading Most Yale freshmen think they are not prepared to compete academically

Stop School Sports Hazing to Protect Victims — And Your Football Season

While school sports hazing is being taken more seriously than in the days when I first started covering it, violence and sexual assault in the presumed name of building team unity is still a big problem, in part because there are still plenty of adults unwilling to take the necessary steps to stamp it out. (That’s in part because hazing as a form of initiation is so ingrained, and if you don’t believe me, here is a list of hazing deaths — since 1838.) Source: Forbes Business Continue reading Stop School Sports Hazing to Protect Victims — And Your Football Season

Smart Entrepreneurs Build Startups Without Investors

In my experience as an advisor to aspiring entrepreneurs, I often encounter the myth that an initial startup requires investors. The reality is that over 80 percent of new businesses will never attract venture capital or Angel funding, according to experts, and there are many good reasons for skipping that painful and distracting process. Outside funding is not a startup entitlement. Source: Forbes Business Continue reading Smart Entrepreneurs Build Startups Without Investors