Leaving high school. Got into college. Ready to step out into the real world. Guess what? Just 5% of college students with ADHD graduate. There are ways to turn things around. College students with ADHD make up between 2% to 8% of the student body. Unfortunately, they are less likely to feel confident in […]
Of all the student body of public 4-year colleges and universities, 29% have enrolled in remedial classes. Consider, nearly 80% had a high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. Worst of all, students with ADHD perform well below those levels. How can this be? What can we do? Living in a global economy of […]
Over 1.84 million high school juniors and seniors took the ACT in 2014. The increasing trend continues. It is especially true for students with ADHD, who prefer its flexibility. Hours-long test taking, such as the SAT and ACT, is often a major source of anxiety for students with ADHD. There are a variety of ways […]
People with ADHD are less likely than others to attend college. Lower graduation rates are often attributed to greater psychological difficulties. Fortunately, trends show an increasing college population of students with ADHD, growing to approximately 2% to 8%. Another 20% of non-labeled students are approaching its diagnostic criteria. Compared to peers, people with ADHD face […]
Students with ADHD fight in class. Behavior sometimes changes as they age. Why work when there are accommodations? Lifelong learning in the 21st Century. That’s why. College isn’t just about getting a degree. It’s about the the ultimate welfare of students, especially those with disabilities. Taking the initiative to learn, students with ADHD strive […]
The college application process is tough. Have specific strengths in mind. Need positive assessment to be considered. No more IEPs Scholarships specifically for you? Then what? Use Common App process. Start in the 9th grade. Online planning tool. Portfolio (how students express themselves). Get a realistic view. Sometimes writing portion is optional.