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New Beginnings – Spring is Here

With a new season, comes fresh ideas, spontaneous growth, and gets those creative juices going.  Take the new season challenge and check out one of the resources below to be a better you. Educational Blog full of resources College Readiness Remediation and Student Orientations Great Marketing Consulting Site with Fresh Ideas and Free Stuff 10 […]

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Grit – Measuring What Matters – Webinar

The Value of Student Non-Cognitive Measures is a hot topic that is gaining credibility and getting the attention of schools nationwide. Tenacity, Grit, and Perseverance are the “new black” when it comes to students completing college courses, degree programs, and overall achieving high levels of success in their endeavors. Recently the U.S. Department of Education published […]

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U.S. Department of Education Promotes Grit

Tenacity, Grit, and Perseverance are the “new black” when it comes to students completing college courses, degree programs, and overall achieving high levels of success in their endeavors.  Recently the U.S. Department of Education published a study referring to grit, tenacity, and perservance as “critical factors for success in the 21st century”.  The executive summary of the brief states “the […]

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Case Study – Ashford University

Case Study of Ashford University and SmarterMeasure™ Ashford University was founded in 1918 as Mount St. Clare College in Clinton, Iowa. In 2005, Bridgepoint Education acquired the institution, at that time called The Franciscan University, and renamed it as Ashford University. Ashford University is defining the modern college experience by combining the heritage of a traditional […]

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SmarterMeasure – 2 Million Students Later

On January 10, 2013, Stacie Sutton from Clark College was the 2 Millionth student to take SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator.  She has been awarded a $200 scholarship to apply towards school tuition and fees.  I interviewed Stacie about her college journey and here’s what she had to say. SS: Why are you going to college? Stacie: I […]

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