Student Success: Focus on Learning, not Grades

I frequently meet with students who express high anxiety over test taking, either because they have difficulty learning course content or because they experience a mental block when they sit down to take the test. Our conversation generally winds its way to one of my...

Lights, Camera, College

You’ve been there before. You’re in a dark theater and you sit down with a big bucket of buttered popcorn and soda to watch a movie. Tonight’s feature presentation is about going to college.  It seemed to be an appropriate pick since you will all be heading off to...

Take Responsibility for Your College Experience

Well, you’ve done it.  You found your dream school, you got in, you came up with a plan to pay for it, and now it’s time to go.  When you arrive on campus in a few weeks everything will be awesome, right? No!  The hard part is just about to start!  Don’t get me...

What is Accreditation?

As you plan for college, accreditation is probably something that you either take for granted or don’t think about at all, but it’s actually a very important factor to consider.  If the college you attend is not properly accredited, you will not be eligible for...

Don’t Ignore the Small Stuff

When it comes to scholarships, don’t ignore the small stuff I am currently 28 years old. In just a few weeks it will be exactly 10 years since my first day as a freshman at a Christian College in North Carolina. I had four wonderful years there. I had some incredible...
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