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How to help students thrive in tough college courses

College students are better able to navigate difficult classes if they are connected to academic support services before they enroll—rather than after issues arise—college leaders say.

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June 14, 2024
Rate of PTSD among college students doubled, report finds

In a 2022 survey, 7.5% of U.S. college students reported a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) diagnosis, more than double the rate from five years earlier, signaling the need for PTSD treatment on college campuses, experts say.

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June 14, 2024
Associate’s degree, certificate programs out of step with workforce needs

A new report from Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce finds that in half of U.S. labor markets, most of the certificate and associate’s degree credentials earned by students don’t actually reflect the types of jobs awaiting them after graduation.

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June 14, 2024
Georgetown student awarded dual research and career building fellowships

Evan Cole (C'26) will participate in two competitive fellowships this summer aimed at increasing college students’ research and career opportunities.

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May 31, 2024
Georgetown partners with program to diversify STEM pipeline

This summer, one of the nation’s longest-running research-based science immersion programs is collaborating with Georgetown University and other colleges to increase outreach to high school students from communities underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

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May 31, 2024
Have current students been left out of the FAFSA rollout conversation?

Currently enrolled college students have faced similar setbacks in completing their FAFSAs as incoming students, but they have received a fraction of the attention, says Inside Higher Ed.

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May 31, 2024
Persistent equity gaps in college degree attainment

A new report finds that, despite an increase in postsecondary degree attainment among U.S. adults overall, students from historically underrepresented communities were less likely than their peers to earn a bachelor’s degree.

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