Essay on University 's Educational Leadership Program
• While National Student Clearinghouse data revealed that we were gradually increasing our college enrollment rates, we still had a significant number of our alumni leaving college after their first and second years.
• When conducting educational workshops, there were a significant number of parents that sought out my services to assist them with re-entering college. They had started college, earned credit but never completed.
Building a college going culture is not solely about our high school students. It is essential to increase degree completion among our parents and to show our students that our alumni have gone to college and have completed college. For this reason, I chose Graduate! Philadelphia as my internship project. I wanted to focus on a new population of students and find methods of applying…