College

Notes on Why Men Don’t Like College
College

Notes on Why Men Don’t Like College

It takes only the promise of a free meal to get my son to agree to meet with me. I work at the institution where he is a sophomore, and yet we never run into each other; perhaps that is by his design? I am not ashamed to admit that I once lured him into my office with...
Resolve to Develop New Habits in the New Year
College

Resolve to Develop New Habits in the New Year

The end of one year always comes with an opportunity to rest and reflect on what we are grateful for and what we wished we had done differently. And as I sit here doing just that, I cannot help but think about my own kids and my students–what they experienced,...
Gratitude Is Always an Appreciated Gift
Career / College

Gratitude Is Always an Appreciated Gift

A few months after graduating from college this year, my oldest celebrated her birthday. She is now a “young, working professional,” but she is not too old to be reminded (scolded?) to write her thank you notes for those who sent her thoughtful cards and...
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