The autumn of my 37th year

In August I began my 37th fall semester working in higher education. Every year a new batch of freshman come to college; and where I now work, a new batch of adult students either come to college for the first time or more likely come back to college after having stopped out some time ago. The average age of our students is well over 20. I can’t … Continue reading The autumn of my 37th year

Much ado about Major

Last week I read a blog post by Rookie Notes giving tips for choosing a college major.   She did a great job. She’s 23 years old. I’ve worked in higher education for 35-years and have counseled countless students about their majors. I was really impressed with her insights. She inspired me to tell my major selection story. I stayed home for my freshman and sophomore … Continue reading Much ado about Major