Researchers tracked over 1,600 community college students over five years to learn what helped them get into a four-year college once they completed their two-year degrees.
Concerns about having enough to eat are worsening among college students during the pandemic. This could ultimately affect how many finish school, two scholars argue.
More than 1 in 5 college students are parents, and many struggle to find on-campus housing. Colleges offering a stable place to live on campus can help them succeed.
Researchers examined the voting behavior of 5,762 students at 120 colleges and universities. Two groups stood out as an untapped electoral resource – if the candidates can turn out Gen Z.
With more colleges and universities than ever making the SAT or ACT optional for admission, two scholars weigh in on what that means for students and their families.
An admissions dean seeks to take the worry out of applying for college when traditional things like grades, standardized tests and extracurricular activities have been disrupted by COVID-19.
The design of a campus and its buildings and dorms can be crucial to a student’s overall well-being.
A survey examines how the college experience changes – or doesn’t change – students’ political views.
Holding classes inside college classrooms puts students and faculty members at risk. A handful of colleges and universities are finding innovative ways to hold classes outdoors.
From graduation ceremonies and sports to research and instruction, COVID-19 is changing the face of higher education. Here, three university presidents share their thoughts on what the future holds.
A 2018 study found that Black activist students were less likely to get a response to their college inquiries. A sociologist discusses whether the protests of 2020 will do anything to change that.
Opening colleges and universities for in-person instruction this fall could be risky, but so could going online. A higher education funding expert explains why.
The COVID-19 pandemic has many students thinking about forgoing a year of college. A gap year specialist says many benefits flow from taking the academic break.
Instead of waiting for a crisis to seek help, new college students should proactively devise plans to ensure their mental health and well-being, a psychologist says.
Before you nag your college-age child to pull their own weight, consider the circumstances they face during the COVID-19 pandemic, advises the author of a book on college students.
Organization is key for students to discover the motivation needed to complete their studies online at home, an expert on college coursework says.
Internships send an important signal to employers about how ready a college graduate is for the world of work. But for many students, taking an unpaid or poorly paid internship is not practical.
States are increasingly adopting policies in which colleges get a small portion of their funding based on how many students graduate. A scholar explains why the policy may not achieve its aims.
Despite the headlines, the biggest concerns of students on college campuses are not politics, discrimination or free expression.
A cognitive scientist observes that the words that bother college-age Americans today can cause harm.