College Freshman Year will not be 13th grade

Why Your Freshman Year in College Will NOT Be 13th Grade

According to the most recent data from American College Testing’s College Retention and Graduation Rates, 32% of all freshmen enrolled in American colleges and universities drop out before their sophomore year. The causes for this appalling statistic have been researched extensively, and they fall into four categories: poor academic preparation, inadequate financial support, lack of campus engagement, and low educational motivation.

What’s in a Story?: Resonating the Elevator Pitch Outward and Upward

I am an academic, a member of Divisions 17, 45, and 51, and an Asian American counseling psychologist who cares deeply about using our science and our understanding of our communities to promote justice and well-being.  I have been training graduate students on the importance of producing and translating knowledge that may influence practice and policy.