Research + News | Topic: Academics

College Enrollment Drops, Even As The Pandemic’s Effects Ebb

A generation of students may be weighing the value of college versus its cost, questioning whether college is still the ticket to the middle class. Read the article here.

My College Students Are Not OK

This college professor isn’t the only to report poor attendance, little discussion, missing homework and failed exams. Read the article here.

Rising Parental Expectations Linked To Perfectionism In College Students

Researchers found that young people’s perceptions of their parents’ expectations and criticism have increased over the past 32 years and are linked to an increase in their perfectionism. Read the article here.

I Came To College Eager To Debate. I Found Self-Censorship Instead

We need more classrooms full of energetic debate, not fewer. But when criticism transforms into a public shaming, it stifles learning. Read the article here.

What If I Realized I Didn’t Have To Be Perfect In High School?

Paul, academic performance, anxiety, righteousness, and how the Gospel brings peace, freedom and comfort. Read the article here.

More Sleep Leads To Better Grades And Well-Being, Study Shows

Students who get a good night’s sleep night in and night out earn higher marks and feel a stronger sense of well-being than those with fluctuating sleep schedules. Read the article here.

4 In 5 College Students Have Trouble Concentrating After Switching To Remote Learning

Now, a new study reveals the switch to remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic has made earning a college degree even harder. Read the article here.

When Is The “Best” School Not The Best?

Leonard Sax provides a guest blog for the Institute of Family Studies. Read it here.

Evangelical Colleges Consider The Future Of Online Education After COVID-19

The pandemic accelerated the push for remote options but also left students longing for in-person community. Read the article here.

12 Ways To Prepare For Your Freshman Year Of College

Students should follow these steps so they’re ready when classes begin. Read the article here.