“Group yourselves into four!” instructs your teacher.
You hear loud groans and sighs from every corner of the classroom. It’s easy to guess why: finding the right set of groupmates can make or break your grade, especially when your project accounts for at least 30% of it. We’ve all dealt with less-than-ideal groupmates, such as the freeloaders, “ghosts”, and bossy know-it-alls.
But before you start going off about them, it’s important to be aware about which type of groupmate you are. Learn what you need to improve about yourself, so you can be the groupmate your peers can be excited to work with. Tell us how you’d react to the following situations and we’ll tell you what type of groupmate you are: