Some College Likes, Dislikes And Predictions


We're heading toward the Fourth of July holiday, the so-called midpoint of summer. That's an odd way to think of it because summer officially began just last week. The Big Three “summer" holidays are Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day, so I guess the Fourth is sort of in the middle. So it's a good time to consider predictions of how the fall might turn out for those heading to college.

Some of you about-to-be first-year college students will be heading to campus in later August, which will be here before you know it. I get a lot of inquiries from recent high school graduates who ask me, “What is college really like? Is it all that different from high school? How is college different now from when you went there?"

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