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The Second Commandment for College Success

The Second Commandment for College Success

By Paul Culp, MA (Oxon.), CFT, GCDF, CCSP As we explained in the preface to our The First Commandment for College Success, we're dividing last year's Ten Commandments (And Then Some) for College Success into ten short, handy posts for busy people gearing up for a new...

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The First Commandment for College Success

The First Commandment for College Success

By Paul Culp, MA (Oxon.), CFT, GCDF, CCSP Last fall we brought you Ten Commandments (And Then Some) for College Success and were pleased by the response. Now we have a new crop of student/clients preparing to begin college, in addition to the grizzled veterans of one...

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Colleges Are Closing. Lots of Colleges.

Colleges Are Closing. Lots of Colleges.

By Paul Culp, MA (Oxon.), CFT, GCDF, CCSP Amid unprecedented challenges, the cry "TIM-BERRRRRR!" rings out in the groves of academe. A few weeks ago we reported on the trend toward diminishing college enrollment nationwide (Decline in College Enrollment Continues),...

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What to Do in the Summer Before Junior Year

What to Do in the Summer Before Junior Year

By Paul Culp, MA (Oxon.), CFT, GCDF, CCSP The Coaching Educator is fond of the word “strategic.” We often stress the importance of having a concerted long-term plan for pursuing college admissions and scholarships, and our own role in helping each of our...

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Decline in College Enrollment Continues

Decline in College Enrollment Continues

By Paul Culp, MA (Oxon.), CFT, GCDF, CCSP For obvious reasons, the majority of our articles deal with the persistently skyrocketing cost of college. A few days ago, we considered whether trade school might be a viable means of preparing for a lucrative career without...

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Trade School or College? What to Consider

Trade School or College? What to Consider

By Paul Culp, MA (Oxon.), CFT, GCDF, CCSP Our friend Ronald didn’t attend college. He became a skilled tradesman and retired when he was fifty---and when the teacher who told him he’d never amount to anything without a bachelor’s degree was still working. So, college...

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3D Printing WILL Change Your Life—But How?

3D Printing WILL Change Your Life—But How?

By Paul Culp, MA (Oxon.), CFT, GCDF, CCSP Note: This article originally appeared elsewhere, but we are resurrecting it in connection with an upcoming post on trade schools. Stay tuned. We live in exciting times for manufacturers---times that can be humbling for the...

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Take Care: Crime on College Campuses

Take Care: Crime on College Campuses

By Paul Culp, MA (Oxon.), CFT, GCDF, CCSP Crimes perpetrated by fraternity members, athletes, and coaches, along with mass shootings, have resulted in some of the most prominent and disturbing stories from the realm of higher education in recent years. Of course these...

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