Finding Purpose in Higher Education

Every military serviceman or woman who has chosen to leave their established ordered life in the military has taken a chaotic risk. The broad expectations provided by deployment cycles and the everyday concretized routines provided grounding for their lives. When they chose to leave that ordered world, they cut their moors and, inevitably, found themselvesContinue reading “Finding Purpose in Higher Education”

Ian Tierney: My Journey from the Marine Corps to the University of Chicago

Over eight years ago I graduated high school in the bottom 10% of my class. This fall, I will once again be a full-time student at the University of Chicago. You may be asking yourself, how could a top tier school with a 6.2% acceptance rate possibly accept a student like him? It is notContinue reading “Ian Tierney: My Journey from the Marine Corps to the University of Chicago”

The Chronicle for Higher Education: “List of Colleges’ Plans for Reopening in the Fall”

The Chronicle for Higher Education is keeping an up-to-date list of colleges and their individual plans to return to resume instruction for the upcoming fall term. The image above is a screenshot from Sunday, June 7, 2020, and the information is subject to change. Therefore, the pie chart above may not represent the current dataContinue reading “The Chronicle for Higher Education: “List of Colleges’ Plans for Reopening in the Fall””