BOOK: 22 Lies You Were Told About the University

Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding… ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. These are words of wisdom straight from the lips of the greatest men who ever walked the earth – King Solomon and Jesus Christ. Lies and myths have the capacity to make you perpetually underproductive. Unfortunately, as Africans we grew up with a lot of myths and folklores that curtailed our adventurous affinities. Africans have myths and toxic tales for just about anything from as simple as sleeping position to as unconventional as management philosophies. So university experience is not an exception, I have compiled here 22 notorious lies you were told (and may have probably believed) about the university. I have also made deliberate attempts to clarify them so that you can have the freedom you need to exploit the opportunities the university education offers.
In many of my speaking engagements with undergraduates, I usually tell them to compare their Admission Letter with the Certificate of Returns issued to a presidential aspirant who has just won the popular vote in an election.

Only you can determine your continued success. The President’s time starts to tick from his first day in office as much as yours starts to tick from your first day on campus. And the President (like most undergraduates) has four years to leave a print on the sand of time and determine his (or his party’s) continued success.

Dedicate the next four years of your life to discovering, developing and deploying your talent.

Meet you at the Kings’ Banquet. Proverbs 22: 29



  1. BOOK: 22 Lies You Were Told About the University — CoachFaith’s Blog | My little simple thought

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: