“Only at BYU” would a professor give points for starting a fake relationship. In Professor Tammy Hill’s Marriage Prep class students are given the optional assignment to have a two-week boyfriend or girlfriend. This assignment is called the “14-day challenge” and is part of a larger semester long experiential assignment.
The 14-day challenge, which requires students to ask a friend to be in an exclusive relationship with them for 14 days has proven to be a great learning experience. Kate and Laura (who’s names have been changed) decided to take on the challenge. A Universe reporter followed their experience. Listen to the podcast below.