How to Solve the Student Time Poverty Dilemma?

While many colleges are targeting adult learners to hit their enrollment numbers, studies show those adult learners with preschool-aged children are finding it very hard to finish their degree.

Reported by Education Dive, this issue of “time poverty” is much more likely to affect the academic performance of college students with young children.

The takeaway? Should financial aid formulas consider child care needs and other family costs for specific students? How else can we do a better job supporting our most time impoverished students?

May you continue to fight the good enrollment growth fight at your institution today, and we’ll see you again tomorrow.

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Eric Olsen

Eric brings more than a decade of award-winning creative brand development, marketing analytics and higher education experience to Helix Education. Eric is a graduate of Bradley University and earned his MBA at Lewis University.