Unformatted text preview: little to do with academic performance. One popular reason a student has given is “If I don’t pass, my life is over.” Despite these points, Weisenfeld suggests that it is society and its standards, not the students that cause them to think as they do. Because we live “in a society saturated with surface values” academics have taken a backseat and will only lead to “self-destruction” and social destruction” when these students graduate and enter the work force....
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- Fall '10
- Academia, academic performance, Kurt Weisenfeld