Some good advice here for new (or relatively new) university students.
I wonder what classes a student might take that emphasize these skills?:
That means you need to go beyond memorizing and regurgitating information. You need to read critically; to sort the important information from the junk quickly; to try new approaches until you find a solution. Murnane says students need to learn to work in teams and “to write very, very well.”
Starting college? Here’s how to graduate with a job. – The Washington Post