Why Students Who Do Well in High School Bomb in College
- Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
- Length: 6 mins
- Release date: 09-21-16
- Language: English
- Publisher: The Washington Post
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The first year of college is a tough transition, and for many students, a disillusioning one. A study conducted last fall at the University of Toronto found that incoming students arrived with unreasonably optimistic expectations. On average, students predicted they would earn grade-point averages of 3.6. Those dreams were swiftly punctured. By the end of the year, the average freshman had only a 2.3.
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