Author: John Warner

Because I only applied to two colleges, one of which (the University of Illinois) required only one’s class rank and ACT score, I only had to write one application essay. The...

In 1983 a committee of public luminaries working under the direction of Ronald Reagan’s education secretary issued a report titled “A Nation at Risk,” which found that the perceived poor...

Writing recently at the New York Times, Emily Esfahani Smith explores what we’ve learned about student resilience — the ability to adapt well to stress — in the face of the...