Category - college
when imagining the beginning of a postsecondary experience, one pictures hundreds of students showing up on campus, moving into their dorms and bidding their parents goodbye to begin their independent lives. However, that image has shifted in the past 10 plus years as an increasing adult population arrives on college campuses (either physically or online). technology tends to also be a barrier for the older students at peirce college, a private institution in philadelphia that caters to adult learners and working professionals. The average age of the students there is 35, said shannon begley, the colleges dean of academic advising and registrar. experts urge colleges to invest in mental health services, rather than slash their budgets. that figure is expected to rise to 43 percent by 2020 as 9. the number of two-year college degrees, masters degrees and doctorates has also risen recently. The increases appear to be driven both by a sharp rise in college enrollment and by an. Rise is a weekly gathering for college students and young adults ages 18-25. Join hundreds of other college students and young adults to worship jesus, study gods word, and build community. Rise meets monday nights at 700 pm at our northwest albuquerque location (riverside) with worship and teachings of topics relevant to those in their young adult years. the percentage of young adults earning a college degree has increased slightly but still remains far below the level needed to reach the president&39s goal of having the u. as a result of the increase in self-confidence and narcissism, there is an associated increase in college students sense of entitlement.