December 14, 2018

College Survival Planning: Let’s Start Now!

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A Philadelphia Story  By: Dr. Anthony Driggers Students, particularly vulnerable and traditionally underserved populations need to be provided with a solid foundation to be able to persist in college and achieve academic success as well as survive socially. Relevant stakeholders shouldn’t wait until these students arrive on their college campus to introduce them to persistence [...]

Fearless Factor

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by Dr. Anthony Driggers   Recently I met a young high school teacher.  She is 24 years old, and has both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from a well respected, nationally recognized, research institution of higher education.  I asked her if she was going to pursue her doctorate degree.  She slightly chuckled and said [...]

Four Things to REALLY look for when choosing a college – NOT the obvious

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by Ms. Nate’ Hall What are the people really like? Glossy brochures and friendly admissions staff are what you usually find during your initialvisit to any school. But since those (expensive to produce) marketing pieces usually end up in the recycle bin and the friendly admissions staff won’t be around to carry your mini-fridge and [...]