College Wasn’t Designed Around Student Success. Here’s How to Fix It.
Bridget Burns, EdSurge
Half of the students who walk through the doors of a college or university leave without a degree. Most of these students are bright and energetic, highly capable students—but they lack resources. Not just financial resources, but networks of family, friends, and mentors who understand the college experience and can guide them through such things as choosing a major, selecting the right courses, and navigating campus bureaucracies.