Research + News | Topic: College Choice
Feb 15, 2017
A Good Night’s Sleep A Better Alternative To Teen Nap Clubs
A look at lack of sleep, teen naps clubs, and the pressures high schoolers face, especially the pressure of getting accepted to college. Read the article here.
Jan 13, 2017
High Cost Of Education Limits Career Choices For Millennials
We’ve all seen the staggering student loan debt statistics: It averages more than $20,000 and 69% of Millennials have student loan debt, according to the Federal Reserve of New York. What the numbers don’t tell us is what is going on in Millennials’ minds before they take on this debt.
Read the rest of the article here.
Oct 10, 2016
Android or iPhone? Teens’ Favorites Hint At College Plans
It turns out that choosing an Apple iPhone (or a Google Android device) has implications well beyond bragging rights or peer pressure at your local high school. New data shows that
Read the article here.
Sep 9, 2016
Seven Surprising Facts About College Students
These statistics offered from Tim Elmore might be helpful to pass along to a freshman, just entering the world away from home. Read the blog post 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.
Jun 8, 2016
Four Myths About College You Should Reject
Tim Elmore has spotted four myths people tend to buy into about post-secondary education—and he’d like to help you avoid them.
Read his blog post here.
Apr 11, 2016
How Can I Help Seniors Navigate The College Choice Dilemma?
“Where are you going to college?” is one of the most frequent and emotionally-loaded questions faced by high school seniors during second semester. Read the full article here.
Mar 25, 2016
Don’t Send Your Kid To The Ivy League
The nation’s top colleges are turning our kids into zombies. Read the article 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.
Dec 3, 2015
This is Not a Day Care. It’s a University!
The President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University laments the current culture of self-absorbed and narcissistic teens. From his blog post:
“I have a message for this young man and all others who care to listen. That feeling of discomfort you have after listening to a sermon is called a conscience. An altar call is supposed to make you feel bad. It is supposed to make you feel guilty. The goal of many a good sermon is to get you to confess your sins—not coddle you in your selfishness. The primary objective of the Church and the Christian faith is your confession, not your self-actualization.”
Read the rest of the blog post here.