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Is Grit Stifling Our Creativity ?

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I have been a dancer since I was three years old. When I finally graduated to pointe shoes at the age of ten, I was thrilled. Pointe shoes were notorious for their pain and so naturally, were associated with everything badass and superstar. I displayed my newly blistered and bloody toes to anyone who would

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Would Richard Branson Have Failed the SAT?: An Exploration on the Complexity of Human Intelligence

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The recent changes to the 88-year old SAT have instigated a national conversation around its efficacy. New York Times columnist, Jennifer Finney Boylan, penned a controversial piece titled “Save Us From the SAT” claiming “the SAT is a mind-numbing, stress-inducing ritual of torture.” Although debates about the importance of standardized assessment remain unresolved, emergent research

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