Higher Education

College math

Higher Education | High cost plus low value equals a brewing storm for higher education
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 11/13/15, 01:00 am

Driving past a Philadelphia college now in swing, taking in its neoclassical buildings, million-dollar gym, and campus buzz, I think to myself: “How is the modern college like a drugstore gift basket?” The answer: packaging. Remove all the cellophane wrapping, plastic grass, and bonbon boxes, and you’ve got a buck and a half’s worth of candy. Price tag: $30. 

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Combating college student burnout

Higher Education
by Anthony Bradley
Posted 10/23/15, 03:09 pm

American society has managed to fail an entire generation of students by micromanaging their lives and not letting them experience failure. The result is that college students, on average, are the most anxiety-ridden generation of young adults in recorded history. College students who come from Christian homes do not fare any better. The pressure to achieve greatness is the universal burden of high school and college students, Christian or not.

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Facebook/Goshen College

The CCCU controversy may not be over

Higher Education
by Nick Eicher
Posted 9/25/15, 03:15 pm

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

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