Research + News | Topic: College Choice
Aug 1, 2018
Doing It For The College Resume – Not a Great Idea
It’s great for teens to get involved in their communities. But in addition to excelling in school, many feel pressure to overload their schedules with extracurriculars in hopes of improving the odds they’ll be admitted to the college of their choice. Read the article here.
Jun 25, 2018
What Parents And Students Should Look For In Colleges And Majors
Tim Elmore blogs some suggestions for both parents and students as they consider different college options. Read the post here.
Jun 25, 2018
3 Reasons That Career And Technical Education Doesn’t Preclude College
Confronting some misconceptions about future learners.
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Mar 26, 2018
It’s Time To Tell Your Kids It Doesn’t Matter Where They Go To College
You don’t need to go to a highly selective college to have a successful and fulfilling life. Read the article here.
Oct 24, 2017
Generation Z Under Academic Pressure
In the age of globalization, it’s no surprise Generation Z members feel pressure about what to be when they grow up. Read the article here.
Apr 27, 2017
What prospective college students need to know before they go — or owe
Feb 15, 2017
A Good Night’s Sleep A Better Alternative To Teen Nap Clubs
A look at lack of sleep, teen naps clubs, and the pressures high schoolers face, especially the pressure of getting accepted to college. Read the article here.
Jan 13, 2017
High Cost Of Education Limits Career Choices For Millennials
We’ve all seen the staggering student loan debt statistics: It averages more than $20,000 and 69% of Millennials have student loan debt, according to the Federal Reserve of New York. What the numbers don’t tell us is what is going on in Millennials’ minds before they take on this debt.
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Oct 10, 2016
Android or iPhone? Teens’ Favorites Hint At College Plans
It turns out that choosing an Apple iPhone (or a Google Android device) has implications well beyond bragging rights or peer pressure at your local high school. New data shows that
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Sep 9, 2016
Seven Surprising Facts About College Students
These statistics offered from Tim Elmore might be helpful to pass along to a freshman, just entering the world away from home. Read the blog post here.