College Awareness Efforts for Underserved Students Can Be More Form Than Substance

Underserved students get more form than substance when being pointed toward college.

Welcome to Tomorrowland!

Crabby wonders if colleges actually pay attention to the real world... The Disney-fication of American life continues apace with the brand spanking new soft focus cartoon that is the new college application procedure recently put forward by the PR-ready but apparently context-free Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success. This group is a collection (or "coalition," if you will) … Continue reading Welcome to Tomorrowland!

What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?

Crabby wonders about form and substance...The more I think about college access and success for underserved students, the more I find myself reading and thinking about primary and secondary education as well. Too often, I've found, even students at the top of their classes struggle to write a decent essay for an application--not understanding how … Continue reading What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?