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How do u know if ur smart enough to complete a degree?

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    Degrees have been dumbed down so much over the last few years that pretty much anyone can get one.

    STEPHEN
    Lv 7 1 month ago 0 1
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  • Degrees have been dumbed down so much over the last few years that pretty much anyone can get one.

    STEPHEN 1 month ago 0 1
  • Ask yourself how good your memory is and go from there.

    Jennifer 1 month ago 1 0
  • I know I am not, as I don't have the staying power to complete a degree.

    Anonymous 1 month ago 0 0
  • You don’t have to be “smart enough” to complete a degree you just need to read, do the work, try hard, and get good grades.

    MaryJane 1 month ago 1 0
  • If you write things lik "u" and "ur", you're probably not smart enough to complete a degree.

    Bulldog redux 1 month ago 0 1
  • How well did you do in high school? If you consistently earn grades of 3.5 or better, without needing an exceptional amount of help, tutoring, etc, you probably are a good candidate for college, and should do well.

    SAT scores have proven over many decades to be a good predictor of success in university studies, so with scores over 700 on each part, you should be well prepared for college with very good prospects, the ability to do college-level work. Over 600 on each part of SAT is still good, and you have the capacity to do the work & earn a bachelor's degree. Below that, you need to really work, but you might make it at a less-competitive, less rigorous school. Below 1100 total, you are going to have serious difficulty, although that doesn't mean it's impossible, and you really should consider alternatives - your talents do lie elsewhere.

    ibu guru 1 month ago 0 0
  • In most cases, its not really about IQ.  Almost anyone with average intelligence can complete a degree, if they take the right approach.  

    They should attend a college where the academic demands are within their abilities (even though those demands are challenging), and take a major for which they have aptitude and enthusiasm.  Academic and social discipline is also critical.  Many otherwise able students flunk out due to failing to study and/or do assignments, or spend much of their time partying.

    John 1 month ago 4 0
  • Perhaps because I can spell "YOU" and "YOU'RE" properly......

    Lôn 1 month ago 2 2
  • It’s not being smart but a willingness to work. Period. 

    Expat 1 month ago 3 0
  • You did well in high school, love learning, are motivated.

    SumDude 1 month ago 3 0
  • The problem usually isn't brains, it's patience, persistence, etc.

    Colleges have an admission process designed to weed out people who aren't smart enough to finish a degree.  The SAT or the ACT are supposed to measure your capacity to learn, and your high school transcripts give some clues also.

    Some of the dumbest people I know have advanced degrees.  Because they had the time/money/patience to get that far.  It's not about brains.

    Mr. Smartypants 1 month ago 2 0