What is it about the four-year thing that's so tough?

When I started my freshman year at St. Thomas, I assumed I would graduate in four years without a problem. Both my siblings at the University of Minnesota did it, so I assumed I could too. I felt that graduating in anything more than four years—even staying for one extra semester—connoted laziness and, dare I say, a lack of intelligence.

-- University of St. Thomas student Geena Maharaj in TommieMedia. She comes to the conclusion that no, it's not laziness that prevents one from graduating in four years. A lot more is involved.

Read her full commentary here.

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