Finding mentors who help students soar

For minority students, finding mentors can be a challenge. Here’s how they can overcome barriers. By Tori DeAngelis   http://www.apa.org/monitor/2017/04/finding-mentors.aspx As an undergraduate at the University of California, Irvine, Jeanett Castellanos, PhD, was just glad she'd made it to college. Neither of her parents—both Cuban ­refugees—had graduated from high school, and they were exuberant about [...]

Why Grit Is More Important Than IQ When You're Trying To Become Successful

Taken from Lisa Quast, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/lisaquast/2017/03/06/why-grit-is-more-important-than-iq-when-youre-trying-to-become-successful/#3d127bb07e45 You attended the party of a long-time friend and ran into a lot of people from high school that you hadn’t seen in years. During chit-chat over appetizers and drinks, you could feel the friendly competition heating up. While comparing career accomplishments, you were shocked to learn that the kid [...]