Research + News | Topic: College Choice

When Is The “Best” School Not The Best?

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

CCCU Says LGBT Lawsuit Is Frivolous

Evangelical association names itself as co-defendant to defend religious exemptions. Read the article here.

Dozens Of Christian College Faculty Eliminated In Spring Budget Cuts

For evangelical schools, declining enrollment poses a greater challenge than COVID-19. Read the article here.

I Killed My Teenager’s Fancy College Dreams. You Should, Too.

Forty-five million Americans owe a collective $1.6 trillion in student debt. One columnist describes why her daughter won’t be one of them. Read the article here.

College Quest: Teens Go To Great Lengths To Find Perfect School

For most kids, parents may offer a helping hand and some guidance in the process. But in the end, the pressure, the work and the final decisions belong to the teenager. Read the article here.

Survey Results: Today’s Students Are Skipping College

Tim Elmore takes a look at some of the generational differences between Millennials and Gen Z and their views on higher education. Read the post here.

Three Ways To Help Students Choose The Right Major

Narrowing down a college major is challenging because of several 21st century factors. Read Tim Elmore’s blog post about this here.

What Do Young Americans Really Think About Trade School?

There has been a gradual decline over the past few years in students enrolling in occupational education programs, trade schools, and apprenticeships. Read the article here.

The Stigma Of Choosing Trade School Over College

When college is held up as the one true path to success, parents—especially highly educated ones—might worry when their children opt for vocational school instead. Read the article here.

Why Generation Z Is Passing On College

Tim Elmore says that students “feel less dependent on adults to get them ready for the career they’ll choose to enter.” Read his entire blog post here.