College Enrollment Dropped Drastically

Blog Post December

Written by: Reagan Flowers, PhD The harsh effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on education have reached another level of concern. Recent numbers have shown that the decline in U.S. college enrollment doubled in fall 2020 compared to fall 2019. Enrollment was 3.6% lower than in 2019. That’s more than 560,000 students. As soon as schools started closing […]

The Diploma to College to Career Mismatch

Written By:  Reagan Flowers, PhD It appears that minority students are less likely to enroll in college, remain in college, and are more likely to go directly to work post high school.  Factors impacting their choices to attend college are finances, access to opportunities, awareness, proper preparation, supportive networks, and exposure.  And for many minorities […]

Colleges Evolving In Not Requiring SAT Test Scores For Admission Impact on High School Completion Requirements

With an increasing number of top ranking universities not requiring incoming students to submit SAT scores, is it plausible that we will see an increase in minority students applying to higher education institutions. I was a student who worked hard and performed well in class but not on standardized tests.  Applying to an undergraduate university with […]