Is Self-Esteem A Path To Success?

It is the opinion of many, that through research, more and more students think they are something special. High self-esteem is considered to be a good thing, but will too much of it be still good to be a success? Does Confidence Breed Success? About nine million young people have filled out the American Freshman Survey, since it began in 1966. It asks students to rate how they measure up to their peers in a number of basic skills areas - and over the past four decades, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of students who describe themselves as being "above average" for academic ability, drive to achieve, mathematical ability and self-confidence. This was revealed in a new … [Read more...]