Topic: College Persistence

Mindset Scholars Network launches initiative to understand how learning environments impact students’ motivation and engagement

Lisa Quay

The Mindset Scholars Network distributes more than $500,000 across eight interdisciplinary projects exploring ways that schools and classrooms can cultivate learning mindsets.

Helping “First Generation” Students Become “First Graduates”

Lisa Quay

Mindset research helps unpack unique challenges faced by first generation college students and offers ideas for how to improve their success in college.

How Worries About Belonging Can Inhibit Achievement

Natalie Orenstein

Mindset programs can improve students’ outcomes during tough academic transitions by helping them maintain a sense of belonging.