Fearing finals? Employers want creativity, not higher grades
Finals week is here, and anxiety is in the air. JMU students are feeling the pressure as a semester’s worth of work comes to an end, but much of it is self-induced and unnecessary.
Employers and psychologists are pushing back on conventional wisdom that grades are an accurate reflection of aptitude and mastery of subject material, calling into question the merit of pulling all-nighters, cramming information up until moments before the test and even cheating.