Oopah. It Turns Out the SAT *Does* Predict College Success?
“Contrary to popular belief, it’s not just first-year college GPA that SAT scores predict. In a four-year study... [researchers] found that test score (SAT or ACT—whichever the student took) correlated strongly with cumulative GPA at the end of the fourth year.”
Should Academic Advisors Be Faculty or Professionals?
New York Times
“To Dr. Jones, Temple’s plethora of professional advisers is not indicative of administrative bloat but essential in “making sure students don’t drop out when they don’t have to.””
A New Look at Service Learning... or Rather: Learning Service
Stanford Social Innovation Review
“The reality is that designing an intervention whereby young and inexperienced volunteers effectively and sustainably “help” a community overseas—one that speaks a different language and has different cultural assumptions—is extremely difficult.”