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What this is and how it started?

6 April 2015

Graduation is less than a month away. College in the US has definitely been a wild journey with it’s fare share of ups and downs, but more than anything, it has been an experience of a lifetime that has taught me a lot, mostly about life and about myself. 685 more words

Attending College

Generational Footsteps

When I tell people I grew up on a farm in Kansas, there are a number of reactions from Wizard of Oz jokes to curiosity about the path that led me to my current role in higher education as a Dean.   639 more words


Living our Gifts

A few years ago (I won’t say how many!), when I was in high school, I took one of those career placement tests that help students decide on possible careers.  436 more words

Spiritual Life

What Does Sociocultural Mean?

Last week I blogged about a writing assignment in one of my classes. I used the thoughts I had written down and posted in my writing response … and received feedback today. 301 more words


8 Days Until My Life Begins

I bought a card a few weeks ago that said, “Today I begin the rest of my life.” It had pens and pencils resting inside a coffee mug, a few sheets of paper surrounding it, and a yellow ruler leaning against the mug’s side. 109 more words

Attending College


I think he’s getting back at me for that time, long ago, when I made him learn the alphabet.  He was 4 at the time. 608 more words


Is your credit healthy?

“What does my credit have to do with paying for college?” you ask.

A lot.

If you expect that you and your family might need help with the family pay portion of your college expenses, you will probably be looking to get a federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan or an education loan provided by a for-profit lender, such as a bank.  322 more words

Financial Aid