Posts Tagged:college success

Top Five Predictors for Student Success

How will we know if a student will be successful? In a recent article written by Tim Elmore, he outlined the “5 Greatest Predictors of Student Success”. In the past, our society has looked to the numbers associated with student intelligence – test scores, grade point averages, class rank, IQ, etc – to predict a…

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Kaela’s Story

Hi everyone, my name is Kaela and I’m a 22 year old student at Scottsdale Community College.  When I’m not at school, I’m slaving away as a barista at Starbucks.  I’m a Zumba enthusiast who is an aspiring Zumba instructor.  I’m a devoted One Direction fan and the Phoenix Suns are my team.  Oh, and…

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ACF makes significant investment in NorthBridge

A dozen students at Glendale Community College and another 12 at Paradise Valley Community College will receive personalized mentoring through the NorthBridge College Success Program.

Tips on how to Improve Your Executive Function Skills While in College

Executive function skills, or also known as “self-regulation skills,” are the mental abilities that allow you to manage your time, memorize facts, understand what you are reading and problem-solve. Executive function impacts key components in our lives such as: Impulse control Working memory Flexibility Prioritizing Self-monitoring Organization Task initiation Many individuals with learning differences have…

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The Importance of Social Connection in College Success

All students to varying degrees are likely to face challenging social situations when they transition to college and adulthood. If you are a student with a learning disability, you may find yourself working even harder to navigate these social situations. Many students with learning differences experience difficulty socializing, particularly students on the autism spectrum. For…

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How Getting Support Can Improve Your Relationship With Your College-Aged Child

Being a parent of a child with learning disabilities, at times, may be overwhelming and can cause tension in the parent-child relationship. Unfortunately, the potential stressors do not necessarily change when the student graduates from high school. Additionally, the level of support students receive when they move onto postsecondary education decreases substantially, which invariably can…

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5 Tips for Students with Learning Differences who are Transitioning to College

Transitioning from high school to college can be overwhelming. It can be even more challenging if you have a learning disability. A recent study found that 88% of students with learning disabilities expect to pursue postsecondary goals. Here are five simple tips that will set you up for success.

Congrats to NorthBridge Students Graduating This Month

Join us in congratulating these amazing NorthBridge students who are graduating. Our graduates are beating the odds. More than one in ten Arizona high school students has a learning difference. The transition to adulthood and postsecondary education for these students is particularly challenging. After many years of having a supportive network in place, they must…

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