Poll Finds Success After College Linked to Caring Professors

A Gallup poll found that people who were happier later in life and more engaged in their careers had a professor they connected with.
1:37 | 05/12/14

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Excited to bring this when it's it's important for any kind of got to keep going -- Audrey kids are about to choose. A college Gallup has gone back and got a study to look back thirty years and tried to figure our what matters about a college experience and they found. That the happy -- people later in life the ones that are most engaged in their career are the ones that had. -- really strong committed almost emotional relationship with the professor or teacher in college had that strong connection. The professions that really made the difference and it's it's it's so good kid that's what they're emphasizing and that's what works is intuitively wanna believe -- -- if that's true. And it's almost paternal thing writing it did -- -- the most healthy and well rounded. People are people who had pants he believed and and and I I know in college and an all growing up the teachers that did that are the ones that resonate with Ewing and you remember. So it's awesome I love US TO that that professors who cared about it then that's -- cents. Then that you're not just a number email back and forth with my college professor -- -- who did -- BJ school there and -- still talking he still tells me when he thinks my -- -- Yeah -- The continent. Nobody's getting agent so what you're thinking about where to go to him don't just look at the name with a reputation look at the place that really emphasizes this -- -- teaching and don't feel I'm that out I mean obviously this is one of the way but is there -- here is -- exploring the colleges and their and there are certain college I'm I'm speaking at one -- under the commencement Franklin & Marshall College this is what. They emphasize and since and it's a great thing Canada's great.

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