Research + News | Topic: College Expectations

Do Christian Students Want Spiritual Growth From College?

Is spiritual and moral development primary, or even secondary priorities of one’s education? Read the research from Barna here.

Why Rural Michigan Teens Are Skipping Out On College. It’s Not Grades

The road to college can be scary for small town teens. Read the article here.

Preparing Your Kids For College

Jim Burns writes on preparing your kids for college on the HomeWord blog. Read the post here.

Five Decisions Every Freshman Needs To Make

First year students are about to enter an entirely new experience, and meet peers in a new environment for them. Read Tim Elmore’s blog about their upcoming decisions here.

Top Questions To Ask College Students Before They Head To School

Kara Powell blogs for Fuller Youth Institute and says “it’s never too early to start thinking about life after high school.” Read the blog post here.

Why Go To College?

IIn partnership with the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Barna asked American adults about their beliefs on the primary purpose of a college education. Read the results here.

4 Things Your Professors Wish You Knew Before You Start College

Here’s what several professors around the country offered as their advice for incoming freshmen. Read the article here.

Out Of The Nest

Tips for Successfully Launching Your Kids into College. A blog post from Rhett Smith for Fuller Youth Institute. Read the blog here.

College students benefit from later class times

Starting school later may seem like just schoolkid’s dream; However, for college-age students, starting school later may be an academic advantage.

Some people argue that studying during the early morning is the optimal time for the brain to perform complex comprehension tasks. But a new study shows that sayings such as “the early bird catches the worm” may not apply to studying habits. Read the full article here.

Let’s Kiss Dating Hello

A sociologist reveals her research about ‘ring by spring’ culture on a Christian college campus for Christianity Today. Read the article here.