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What is the Role of Career Services in Keeping College Affordable?

Keeping college affordable is a problem for anyone connected with higher education career services. We know that the cost of college tuition is rising. It's rising faster than wages in the United...

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Mar 04, 2021

Should You Use Online Personality Tests to Help Students Choose Majors?

We recently came upon a blog post that raises the question of whether or not college career counselors should use online personality tests to help students choose their major. The author comes...

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Feb 16, 2021

How PathwayU Impacts Student Retention at Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University (WKU) is preparing "students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides...

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Eric Leftwich, Chief Revenue Officer Feb 08, 2021

3 Proven Strategies To Strengthen Postsecondary Enrollment

The coronavirus pandemic has upended higher education in multiple ways. It's accelerated the shift to online learning, and it's undermined the financial resources of students who hope to attend...

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Jan 21, 2021

Educating and Advising Online: 8 Tips To Share With Your Students

During the pandemic, many students postponed their fall semester plans, choosing to work (or maybe chill) rather than dive into a new world of remote learning. Yet, with the promise of a vaccine,...

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Bryan Dik, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer Jan 11, 2021

The Last Lesson: Are Research Papers the Best Final Takeaway?

Have you heard of the Last Lecture? College professors are asked to think about what matters deeply to them and give a hypothetical “last talk” – what final words of wisdom do they want to share?

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Dec 01, 2020

The Power of Two: Knowing Yourself is the Beginning of all Wisdom

In prior blogs, we’ve talked about the importance of grounding your career planning on reflecting what has already driven you and engaging in self-exploration to guide your planning.  You may have...

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Nov 02, 2020

Career Services From A Distance: Make Sure You’re Doing These 5 Things

In this new era, your campus (if it’s like most campuses) is at least somewhat, and possibly totally, online. If you work in a career center, your livelihood used to consist of helping students...

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Bryan Dik, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer Oct 01, 2020

New to Online Courses? 8 Tips for Student Success

If you are a student who hasn’t taken an online course before, and now ALL your classes are online, you may a little unsure about what you’re getting into. What you can expect is probably at least...

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Bryan Dik, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer Mar 24, 2020

Career Guidance for First-Generation Students

First-generation college students are learners from households where neither parent (or guardian) has obtained a Bachelor’s degree. In other words, they are the first ones in their immediate...

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Amy Huber, Science and Operations Lead Jan 14, 2020

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