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Habitudes for the Journey: The Art of Navigating Transitions

Today, I am excited to announce the official launch of Habitudes for the Journey: The Art of Navigating Transitions. As students move from high school to college or college to career, it is essential that adults prepare them to transition well.

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An increasing number of higher ed faculty report freshman students are unready for college:

  • More than half of 2012 high school grads who took the college entrance exam did not have the skills they will need to succeed at college, two recent reports say.
  • Just over 57% earned a combined score lower than what’s needed to make it in college
  • Most could not maintain a B- average or above, according to SAT scores. Based on ACT scores, students came in a bit lower, showing 60% don’t have what it takes.
  • Student scores in STEM classes fared the worst, however, students continue to confidently assert they are “good” or “very good” at math and science.

Did You Know…

  • Two thirds of students change their major more than once.
  • 40% wish they’d chosen a different major once they finish.
  • More than half take six years to graduate.
  • 50% are unemployed or underemployed after graduation.
  • 40% make a decision about their major without thought of a career.
  • Two thirds graduate with a debt. The average debt is $26,000.
  • Over 60% move back home with their parents.

 We must help them transition well.

To illustrate this point, we created a video trailer for Habitudes for the Journey. We hope you’ll enjoy and share it. We also hope it inspires you to put an end to “Chronic Freshman Disorder”.

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habitudes-for-the-journeyPick up your copy of Habitudes for the Journey today. It’s designed for use with groups of students. Bulk discount pricing is available. For more information, click here.

 

 

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