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College Retention

To Maine With Love

Meg Campbell | Posted 07.26.2014 | Education
Meg Campbell

"Everyone thinks I'm crazy for wanting to go to the University of Maine instead of UMass Boston," Kyesha Slaughter said to me last week, clutching an...

How Your "Peeps" Can Get You Through College

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

Empowered as you were by your family when you struck out on this whole college venture, your college based tribe sends you out to take on leadership roles on campus, thus enhancing your resume.

Making a Mistake Is NOT the End of Your College Career or Your Life

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 03.11.2013 | College
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

Walk yourself back from the brink and look at the salvage options. When there is a plan B things usually work out. Be sure to have a plan B. Mistakes can be overcome if you know the tricks of the trade.

The Really Important Book College Students Rarely Read

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 02.13.2013 | College
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

The college catalog is the really important book that college students rarely read. Yet it is both bible and contract for students.

The Virtue of the Noisy College Student

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 01.12.2013 | College
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

Making noise, finding your voice is an essential life strategy. Students today claim to be communicating more than any generation before using technology. But the technology of texting, Facebook, and Twitter is silent.