New tool calculates risks of skipping

“I woke up one cold morning and debated whether or not I wanted to get out of bed to go to class. I ran the risk in my head. Then I pondered.” Many of us have probably been in the same situation Jim Filbert found himself in on a February morning earlier this year. Instead of rolling over and going back to sleep, he decided to check the Internet for a tool that would calculate the risk for him. When no such website was to be found, Filbert decided it was up to him. Out of pure excitement he skipped class that day and began work on the Skip Class Calculator.

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