Research + News | Topic: College Choice
Apr 2, 2019
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.
Mar 7, 2019
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.
Feb 20, 2019
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.
Feb 4, 2019
Attention, College Shoppers. These Schools Are Slashing Their Prices.
As soaring tuition scares off many families, a growing number of private colleges have embraced a marketing tactic associated more with selling airline tickets or flat-screen televisions than higher education: a price cut. Read the article here.
Jan 7, 2019
Preparing Your Kids For College
Jim Burns from HomeWord offers his perspective and tips on preparing kids for college. Read his blog post here.
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.
Read the full article here.
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.