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Where Was The College Of Charleston When I Went To School?

This is graduation time, and it brings me back to my days at a great New York State school,  The State University College of Oneonta.  That’s what it was called in the ’70s.  But now I wish I went to the College of Charleston.  

Screen Shot College of Charleston Website
Screen Shot College of Charleston Website

Those were great times at Oneonta to be sure,but I can totally recall the stress around final exam week.  Little if any sleep, lousy eating habits, cramming every last bit of knowledge that will fit into your cranium before the big test.   And very little sympathy for your plight back then.  Sink or swim.  Make it or go home!

Well, again, that was almost (gulp) 40 years ago.  The times are a changin’.   The College Of Charleston is definitely the kinder, gentler way to go.  Here’s what they provide for their students during this critical time, according to mothernaturenetwork.com

1.  Boxes of cupcakes and snacks outside the library during exam week

2. Massages

3. Zumba dance lessons

4. Guided meditation

5. College President’s Pancake Breakfast

Hey, don’t laugh.  It goes on to say that in the University of Miami:

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About 20 hammocks are stretched between palm trees on the campus of the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. University President Donna Shalala, the former Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton, came up with the idea.

Is this just one more sign that we’re getting too soft with our kids?  Hammocks?  Zumba lessons?  Or do you think that these things will help keep kids in school by making it actually half way pleasant during exam week?   Personal opinion?  Who cares.  I want to hear yours!

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