Category: Executive Function

What is College Readiness Anyway?

The term college readiness often tops Google trends just as rising high school seniors contemplate their next step. Most of us understand the general concept of preparedness for post-secondary education, but what does college readiness really mean?

In the academic world, college readiness is largely measured by coursework, GPA, ACT and SAT scores, but beyond the numbers, a college-ready student must have the knowledge, life skills, work habits, maturity, and independence necessary to succeed at school and in life after college.

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College Readiness

Leveraging Your Dreams to Find Academic Success

When our College Life Coordinators talk to students about following their dreams,

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Adjusting to College Life: Time Management Keeps Everything from Happening at Once

So many First Years in college feel like everything is happening all at once.

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Adjusting to Depression and Anxiety to Find Success in College

Most of us feel anxious or depressed at times,

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The Importance of Social Integration and a Healthy Social Life for First Year College Students

Educators and parents know that everything can impact academics—including a healthy social life.

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