Humans have a lot of questions. You and I have a lot of questions. There are questions we ask of people we look up to. How did you end up…? When did you first get to…? How did you ever meet…?
We even have questions of people we don’t quite look up to. What were you…? How did you ever…? Who asked you to…? Why…?
Life is full of questions and often the hardest questions are the ones we ask ourselves. What would you do and how would you respond if someone were to ask you some of the same questions that bounce around in your head? Sometimes the most revelatory answer to a question is another question. Don’t you love it when someone answers your question with a question? So, in order to give you some answers, I want to ask … Read More »
Let’s start our time together by asking for a quick show of hands from those who really enjoy taking tests. Anybody have a hand up? For many of us, test taking ranks somewhere near the bottom of enjoyable experiences from school—even lower than Mystery Meat Monday and rope climbing day in P.E.
Contrary to popular belief, the purpose of the test is not torture. The purpose of the test is to gauge your understanding based on the answers you give. Your answers will determine your score (and your grades for the semester and whether or not you’re going to be grounded).
The hardest test I ever took was a standardized test known as the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). One of the most interesting components of the GMAT is that the most difficult questions are asked first. The final score will … Read More »