Higher Education

A one-hour class could cut the college dropout rate

Reuters: (Reuters) First generation college students get lower grades and are more likely to drop out – an “achievement gap” that threatens efforts to boost the number of college graduates. Recent research, however, suggests a simple one-hour intervention that focuses on students’ social-class backgrounds could help close the divide. In More

Psychology Sneak Peek for Underrepresented Students

The Psychology Sneak Peek is a great opportunity for traditionally underrepresented students considering a PhD in psychology to attend a preview weekend at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. Participating students will have the opportunity to visit Northwestern’s Department of Psychology, interact with faculty member and graduate students, and meet peers More