Research + News | Topic: College Expectations
Oct 14, 2022
At N.Y.U., Students Were Failing Organic Chemistry. Who Was To Blame?
Maitland Jones Jr., a respected professor, defended his standards. But students started a petition, and the university dismissed him. Read the article here.
Aug 3, 2022
How To College: 4 Tips for Incoming First-Year Students
First-year college students have to handle additional responsibilities like how much time they’ll spend in class, how to manage the time they devote to their coursework and how to take advantage of campus resources like the library. Read the full article here.
May 18, 2022
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.
Apr 11, 2022
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.
Mar 10, 2022
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.
Feb 15, 2022
Survey: 55% Of High Schoolers Don’t Think College Is Needed For Successful Career
A recent survey of 2,000 American high school students found that although a third of respondents have no post-graduation plans, 82 percent agree the most important thing to them is to do something they’re passionate about, regardless of what career they choose. Read the article here.
May 24, 2021
CCCU Says LGBT Lawsuit Is Frivolous
Evangelical association names itself as co-defendant to defend religious exemptions. Read the article here.
May 21, 2021
Parents Expect To Pay At Least $26,000 Annually To Send Their Kids To College
Seven in 10 parents are feeling nervous about paying for college this year due to the financial impact of COVID-19. Read the article here.
Mar 8, 2021
‘Destination College’ Webinar Schools Parents, Helping Guide Their Teens Through Next Steps Towards College
A new program is schooling parents on how to better help their teens prepare for life after graduation while guiding them through the college admissions process. Read the article here.
Nov 25, 2020
Is Online Learning Worth It?
Juggling jobs and remote schoolwork, college students have started to wonder about the value of finishing their education. Read the article here.