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The Nine Assets Successful Adult Students Bring With Them to College

by Mika Nash |  November 8, 2017

In a nation in which just 38% of adult students graduate each year, the success stories are particularly salient. What enables some students to persevere through untold obstacles to graduation? The adult students who make it to graduation have several assets in common.  READ MORE >>

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Don't Just Do Something, Stand There

by Mika Nash |  September 6, 2017

For many of us, it is a rare occurrence to be afforded the time to enjoy the satisfaction of an attained goal, let alone to look at the work that preceded it. Yet it is this process - the act of stopping and assessing what we have accomplished and whether we have fulfilled our original intention - that ensures we remain true to our guiding mission.  READ MORE >>

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Disruption: Education Done Right

by Mika Nash |  August 7, 2017

Disruptive innovations are, by design, meant to cause people to think completely differently about something - a product, a behavior, a demographic, a service. Education, done right, does just that.  READ MORE >>