Sara Goldrich-Rab's SXSWEdu 2017 Keynote - The Price of College
Procansky-Brock narrates her understanding of firstgen college students through her interview with her father then with two California college students. The tales share a humanizing look at the circumstances of college students today.
Based on her book, Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream, Goldrick-Rab contextualizes for us why today's colleges students futures are in jeopardy if HigherEd models, policies, models and practices remain without considering the current circumstances of students and the economy.
The profiles of working-class high schools students transitioning to college provide a situational backdrop to California college students on our campuses. Full of potential and posed for guidance, care, and understanding to reach graduation.
Learn about why large number of students start college as a means to social mobility but dropout without a degree, and what college's can do about it.
The rise in student mental health problems – ‘I thought my tutor would say: deal with it’ - The Guardian
5 Questions About DACA Answered - NPR
Dealing with the multiple demands of family, personal relationships, work mental health is a major issue for today's college students.
Read about how professors aware of homelessness and food insecurity in college students are adapting their syllabus and courses to deal with this issue head on.
This article reports on a study that found college students who took a full load of courses performed better than students who did not. It cautions not to over generalize the result given the heterogeneous nature of today’s population.
The pressure to link a college major to a specific career is stronger than in previous generations, which poses a challenge for all students who do not understand how higher ed degree translates to employability.
This article asks readers to rethink the stereotypical image of a college student - sharing changed circumstances and characteristics that affect their ability to learn and engage in today's classrooms.
This short article offers insights into other stakeholders' perspectives on higher ed's purpose and value to today's college students as we grapple with re-making the undergraduate experience valuable beyond students' years on campus.
The push for post-secondary education as singular pathway into the middle class in 21st century has a competitor in vocational ed as greater demand for tradespeople has emerged.
A quick guide into understanding basic terminology and facts about persons identified under the Deferred Action as Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as DREAMers.
A series of articles that provides an deep portrait of the emotional and daily struggles as well as strength ans resiliency of undocumented students- 28% of which are located in California.