Reality is beginning to set in for college freshmen everywhere. A few months ago I wrote an article entitled Syllabus Shock for the Christian College Guide. Here’s the opening:
One of the first surprises of college gets distributed during the very first meeting of every class: a syllabus. Students who know what’s on the syllabus usually earn higher grades than those who don’t. And they always make a better impression on their professors. I know this is true because I’m a professor at California Baptist University in Riverside, California. But I was once a college freshman too.
Here’s a link to the article.