By the Numbers: IWPR Releases Parent-Student Demographics (Nov 2014)

I have been looking for a recent update to the number of parents (and specifically moms) in college for some time, and today I got just that. I think it's important for you and I, along with school administrators and staff to know just how many of us are in college, needing services and support. So, … Continue reading By the Numbers: IWPR Releases Parent-Student Demographics (Nov 2014)

Don’t “B” Disappointed: Why Getting a “B” (or C) Instead of an “A” is OK

About a year ago I was agonizing over a grade I received in math -- a C. I felt like I had failed and this was not the first time I had let myself be so ridiculously defeated over a grade. But while complaining, one of the professor's who knew me happened to hear what I was saying … Continue reading Don’t “B” Disappointed: Why Getting a “B” (or C) Instead of an “A” is OK

Nontraditional Students Applying For Transfer Part 1: Choosing Colleges

Well, here you are. You have completed around 40-60 something units (maybe more, maybe less) and you have now decided to transfer to a 4 year college. Your counselor has given you the green light and it's time to move on! You may or may not have an Associates degree, but you know you want to … Continue reading Nontraditional Students Applying For Transfer Part 1: Choosing Colleges