Help students overcome imposter syndrome

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Help students overcome imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome can be defined as a collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist despite evidence of success. Though the concept of imposter syndrome was identified decades ago, it is not always well understood—especially by students (Corkindale, 2008). Mitigating imposter syndrome can go a long way toward motivating students, calming anxieties of not belonging, and increasing overall student success.

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