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A College Story -Emory Class of 1964 Chapter 6

Chapter 6
Andrew came by Michael’s room one night to talk. Andrew mentioned he would like to have some rum and coke. Jason agreed and said that was a good idea. 1,329 more words


Acceptance rate

It began today. The messages were waiting when I checked the family email account this morning. Recruitment emails for my high school sophomore. College recruitment. 145 more words
College Freshmen

The Average Student Entering College Reads At Seventh Grade Level

The Average College Freshman Reads At 7th Grade Level

” The average U.S. college freshman reads at a seventh grade level, according to an educational assessment report. 

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Why your first 13 years of school no longer matter (as much): Part 1

Maybe you graduated from high school a few short months ago. Maybe you’re soon to graduate high school, in a few short months. Maybe you’ve been doing the college thing for a little while now, or maybe you’re a pro. 739 more words

Curly's Cues

Price of admission

College has been on my mind lately with a high school-aged child exploring potential majors (insert major expletive or two). It would make sense that a career in higher education would contribute to some expertise in this area, but rules are complex for a high-ability student. 37 more words
Higher Education

My New Year's Resolution: Be A Drone Instead of A Helicopter

In an earlier post, I wrote about how it’s understandable when college parents act like helicopter parents sometimes. After all, we are spending, and often borrowing, hundreds of thousands of dollars for college tuition; yet we know many college grads can’t find a job in their field or any job at all. 521 more words

Parents Of College Students

   Five Things College Freshman Should Know


Kirstin Mohammed

1. Time management is key.

For most college freshmen, this is the first time you will be making your own schedule. 479 more words

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