Enrollment for postsecondary institutions is on the decline, making colleges and universities work exceptionally hard to stay visible and relevant. With over 3,000 higher ed institutions in the U.S., there is no shortage of competition. The only option that schools have is to maintain a distinct identity that allows them to attract new students. Without this, colleges and universities can easily fall into the dreadful cycle…
Like Moths To A Flame: Attract Students With These 6 Tips
7 frightening trends in higher education
They should make even the bravest college trustee or president hide with fear about the future of the industry.
What lies ahead for higher education?
With 2016 just ahead, we ponder the state of campuses past, present and future
Thinking Ahead: How Colleges & Universities Can Plan for Long-Term Success
When considering how they should position their institutions over the long term, leaders of higher education institutions are accustomed to a familiar refrain.
In an Evolving Career Landscape, How Should Colleges Prepare Students?
Educate them broadly, don’t just train them for jobs, was a key takeaway from a leaders’ forum organized by the Kettering Foundation.
Commentary: 5 things colleges should teach students before they graduate
Commentary: Universities should educate students not just in specific fields, but crucial professional and personal skills.
10 Colleges Doing Right By Kids
Setting students up for college success doesn’t end when they graduate high school. In fact, that’s just the beginning. Students—especially those from low-income backgrounds—need support all the wa…
Millenials Sleuth Their Way to Right-Fit Colleges with Digital Detective Work
Largest survey of its kind breaks down decision-making of 11,000 prospective students
55% of college bound students…
Why College Students Should Change their Expectations
College is no longer the ticket to a good job. In fact, in this current economy competition is fierce and good jobs, harder to find. So what now? Author and higher education expert, Jeff Selingo, give
10 Things I Want to Tell the Incoming College Student
There are hundreds of books and treasuries of wisdom for the first-year college student. Some are full of nostalgia and platitudes, written by people who attended university over a quarter of a cen…
17 Questions Every College Should Be Asking
We need a serious conversation about the future of America’s universities.
20 Bits of Truth for Graduates … and Maybe for All of Us
Dear graduate, Listen up, kid. Let me have your ears for the next three minutes, before you pick up your diploma and head out the door. I sat in your seat exactly 25 years ago, waiting to be called to the stage for my diploma. A lot has changed since my graduation in 1990, but the most important stuff …
The Knowledge Of College
Monday May 21 2018: FREE COLLEGE PLANNING WORKSHOP…
Advice From Alumni: Part 1
Graduating from college is both an exciting and scary time. Whether you will be entering the workforce for the first time or going to graduate school, there are many challenges to face and much le…
What adults heading back to college should know
College campuses are diverse. Newly minted high school graduates embarking on the next stage of their studies might dominate college campuses, but many established professionals who have long since…
Why We Need to Stop Bad-Mouthing Community College
Turns out, my decision to go to community college was a wise one. And research backs me up on this.
5 Essential Truths No One Tells College Students
College can be a total waste of time or a life-changing launch pad, depending on whether you know these things.
Alumni gathered to share some advice for the incoming Class of 2023 on how to succeed at Macalester. #heymac
Top 10 Tips for Winning at Life After College Graduation
Millions of college students will be released from their college careers and into the Real World (not the TV show, thankfully). It’s such a promising time. Here are 10 ways to make the most of it.
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