Why You Should be a Slacker: Perfectionists Die Earlier

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Is this a perfectionist slacker?

Are you a perfectionist? You may just be on your way to an early grave:

Those with high perfectionism scores, meaning they placed high expectations on themselves to be perfect, had a 51-percent increased risk of death compared to those with low scores.

The researchers suspect high levels of stress and anxiety, which are known to be linked with perfectionism, might contribute to the decrease in lifespan…

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Panel Calls for Less Emphasis on College SATs

 Panel Calls for Less Emphasis on College SATs

SAT and ACT scores have long determined whether you’ll get accepted into college

A commission convened by some of the country’s most influential college admissions officials is recommending that colleges and universities move away from their reliance on SAT and ACT scores and shift toward admissions exams more closely tied to the high school curriculum and achievement.

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