Test-Optional College, Fear of Failure, Weight Loss JourneyThe Matt Townsend Show
- Mar 1, 2018
Test-Optional College (18:09) Kelly Rosinger, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Education Policy Studies and a research associate in the Center for the Study of Higher Education at Penn State University. Her research focuses on the barriers students face going to and through college. Did you know that some colleges and universities have made the SAT an optional part of the admissions process? The hope was that it would expand access to the nation’s most selective institutions to groups that had historically been shut out. Is this decision working? Kelly Rosinger explains. How to Conquer Fear of Failure (1:01:04) Theo Tsaousides, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist, assistant professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, and author of Brainblocks: Overcoming the 7 Hidden Barriers to Success. Dr. Theo is a brain-training expert with extensive clinical and research experience. His work focuses on training in creative problem solving and emotional intelligence. The old saying “to err is to be human” is very true. But that doesn’t mean we like it. We spend most of our time to be as perfect as possible because we want so badly to avoid failure. We live in this constant state of fear that can paralyze us if we let it. Dr. Theo Tsaousides in his article “How to conquer fear of failure” give us a roadmap on our path to success and he joins us now. Weight Loss Journey (1:49:50) Jeanette Bennett is founder and editor-in-chief at Bennett Communications, where she primarily focuses on Utah Valley Magazine, BusinessQ Magazine, and Prosper Magazine. Jeanette earned a bachelor's and master's degree in journalism from BYU and has been a regular guest on HuffPostLive. Sometimes people step away from a job because of health issues, family emergencies, or other personal issues. Jeanette Bennett talks about her weight loss journey. Show More...