Research + News | Topic: College Expectations
Aug 14, 2017
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.
Jul 31, 2017
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.
Jul 27, 2017
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.
Jun 28, 2017
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.
Jun 6, 2017
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.
Apr 27, 2017
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.
Nov 3, 2016
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.
Aug 22, 2016
If There’s One Thing Millennials Regret, It’s Going To College
More than a third of 18- to 35-year-olds say they wish they had not gone to university, according to a new survey, while almost half say they would have got to where they are now without a degree.
Read the article here.
Jul 11, 2016
Five Conversations You Must Have With Grads Before College
Graduation has come and gone, but your recent high school grads are likely still around for a little longer. What should your final conversations with them be about?
This blog post from Fuller Youth Institute helps address the topic. Read the post here.
Mar 11, 2016
Backgrounds and Beliefs of College Freshmen
For five decades, researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles have surveyed the nation’s incoming freshmen to learn more about their backgrounds, views, and expectations.
See the most recent results here.