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Decision Day

Waiting is Not a Game

June 13, 2019

One of the many skills our students must develop is to be good at waiting. This characteristic is required of them by a higher education system designed to serve a multitude of purposes, the least of which is to facilitate their ability to prepare well in advance and arrive on their campuses rested, fed, and ready to learn.

Disband "Decision Day"

May 4, 2018

Last year the Words of Faith blog was launched and a May Day post denounced the arbitrary but growing trend of declaring it “Decision Day”.

Mayday, Mayday, Mayday

May 1, 2017

Among the lesser known observances of May 1 is “Decision Day.” For low-income students, this is more than a misnomer. Until the entire system changes, this higher education holiday should not be observed.

May 1 has multiple meanings: