Preparing for College

Three Predictions for 2016

The New Year is less than one week old. If you're like many people, your head is pivoting 180 degrees, looking back at 2015 and then forward to 2016. History teaches us lessons from which we don't always learn. Our hopes for the future more often than not are tempered by the realities of circumstances, both local and global.

Since my field of interest and expertise, such as it is, involves the world of higher education, I've been thinking a lot about the past of and future for those young people who are currently on or aspiring toward campuses across America. So, to start 2016 here on Admit This!, I'd like to offer three predictions for the coming year. Unfortunately (or fortunately) we'll have to wait until January 2017 to see how prescient I am. Thus …

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