Dropout to Dean’s List–What’s Coming! Life Purpose (Part 1)

DROPOUT TO DEAN'S LIST--WHAT'S  COMING (Part 1) Life Purpose The other day, I told you about my house move and explained why I haven’t been posting for months. We moved house and city, and it took almost forever! We are still renovating. I’m trying to get back to normal; but, for example, we have … [Read more...]

Conquering Post-Holiday Procrastination

How to conquer student post-holiday procrastination: The Pomodoro Technique Procrastination is the devil!    If you made New year's resolutions about avoiding procrastination but aren't following them  here are some aids. This piece is by Erin Fortner, J.D., EMT on January 26, 2016 (It contains … [Read more...]

Free community college for students? Maybe not. Maybe with strings.

FREE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR STUDENTS? MAYBE NOT. Maybe with strings attached. Further to the Obama idea of providing free education to college students,  Carol J. Carter has some excellent points in The Huffington Post. The piece was co-written by Sarah Lyman Kravits and Maureen Breeze. The … [Read more...]

College Dropout Rates in the U.S. are bad

College Dropout Rates in the U.S. are bad and there is no hope in sight for many. BUT THERE IS FOR YOU  Jordan Weissman, writing in Slate gives us an update on America's awful college dropout rates. It's something I've been writing about a lot here, on Dropout to Dean's List. The research is from … [Read more...]

20 ways parents can identify “at-risk” students

At risk students--20 ways parents can identify them. NOTE: This is appearing shortly after the suicide of Robin Williams. SELF-HARM Not all at-risk students are at-risk of self-harm or suicide but there are connections and similarities. And one in five students DO harm themselves. This is … [Read more...]

Colleges help students get started in careers

Colleges  and universities help students get started in careers. The job market stinks for grads but many colleges and universities n0w offer assistance to students so they can get a glimpse of "the real world."                                                                         (Pawel … [Read more...]

Why Are Colleges Getting So Expensive?

College is expensive and costs are rising annually. But schools have different reasons for their rising costs. "People like to ask why 'college' is getting so expensive, but they need a better question," says Derek Thompson, writing in The Atlantic. "There are almost 7,000 accredited colleges and … [Read more...]


SERVICES: LEGAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXPERTISE Dropout to Dean's List Self-Knowledge College. STUDENT DROPOUTS Frank Daley is an expert on dropouts from college, university and high school. He acts as an expert in legal cases and as an educational consultant  to organizations, schools and … [Read more...]