In the St. Louis region, an adult with a bachelor’s degree has median earnings 40% higher than one with just a high school diploma and 17% higher than one with an associate’s degree.
This site is for students—and those who support them—to facilitate getting ready, getting in and getting through postsecondary education.
I have made the effort to be the best I can be. Success is not measured by how well you fulfill the expectations of others, but by how you honestly live up to your own expectations.”
Students who are low-income and first-generation have a 6% chance of earning a degree. We help our students figure out how they will be in that 6%.”
So often in education we are in crisis mode. This is a matter of being pro-active. This work isn’t hard. It doesn’t take money. It takes the will to do it.”
When we talk to students we often ask, ‘What is the problem?’ when we should ask ‘What is going right?’”
Motivation and work ethic are important factors that cannot be measured by test scores.”