New Book helps parents and teens explore the reasons why they are choosing college and make a less stressful, better-informed choice
Michael B. Horn and Bob Moesta’s new book, Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life, helps students and parents make better decisions around postsecondary education by understanding the real reasons people enroll. In this modified excerpt, the authors describe how understanding why students are going is the first step in mitigating the stress.
In the United States, we have a college-choosing problem.
It’s different and more complicated than it’s ever been. For most students, a mistake can have serious consequences. That’s why understanding why you’re going and what you hope to get out of the experience is so important.