That diploma won't mean much if your college student skips on the studying. Credit: Getty When you phone your daughter at college at 3 p.m., only to discover she's just rolling out of bed, or you ask your university-attending son what...Growing numbers of undergraduates are moving through college without working particularly hard, and without key learning skills, such as complex reasoning and critical thinking.
Last night after dinner, I asked my oldest son, Loren, if he had finished his homework. His school has the entire week off for the Thanksgiving holiday, but he will spending the bulk of his break in Utah with his father and his grandparents. Since I...