Research + News | Topic: College Expectations

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.

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.

CCCU Says LGBT Lawsuit Is Frivolous

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

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.

‘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.

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.

The First Semester Of College Has Never Been Stranger

The pandemic has made it harder to meet people. Classes and clubs have moved online. Students often eat alone. But they’re making the most of it. Read the article here.

How Parents Can Support Teenagers In The Pandemic College Process

With college admissions significantly altered this year, pay attention to what your child wants and needs. Read the article here.