It’s a lesson in scholastic humility: You waltz into an exam, confident that you’ve got a good enough grip on the class material to swing an 80 percent or so, maybe a 90 if some of the questions go your way.
Then you get your results: 60 percent. Your grade and your stomach both sink. What went wrong?
Students, and people in general, can tend to overestimate their own abilities. But University … Read more