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New College Student: 'I Was Never Taught To Be Ready For College'

| Posted 08.30.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. For the second year in a row, Hispanics will be the largest minority on U.S. college campu...

They're Ba-a-a-a-ck!: Students Have Returned... Have You?

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 10.22.2012 | College
Ken Schneck, PhD

There's a whole big world out there off-campus. But we student affairs professionals can easily fall into the trap of myopically only seeing the residence halls and campus centers before us.

Parents: Lost in the College Transition

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brian Harke Ed.D.

I have talked with many parents who feel confused, overwhelmed and bewildered when a student moves away to college.

High School to College Transition, Part Three: Social Challenges

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 06.11.2011 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

If you sit in a classroom and never meet the instructor, you will be a number. If you never join an organization, play recreational sports, or volunteer, you will be a number.

High School to College Transition, Part Two: Academic Expectations

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 06.11.2011 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

Many students enter college misinformed about how to succeed academically. Use this article as a jumping off point to think about the differences between high school and college academics.

High School to College Transition, Part 1: The Freshman Myth

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 06.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Brian Harke Ed.D.

The freshman myth results in disenchantment when new college students' academic, social, and personal expectations are not met after arriving at college.