Topic: College Success

Supporting students’ sense of belonging

Gregory Walton

Greg Walton discusses his research on interventions that give students a different narrative for understanding challenges in school.

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.

How online exercises can equip college students for success, even before they get to campus

Jess Hennessey

New research by several Mindset Scholars finds that online exercises that prepare new students for common challenges in the transition to college can improve their social and academic outcomes, particularly for students of color and first-generation college students.

Peering into the black box of comprehensive reforms through the lens of learning mindsets

Lisa Quay

Education journalist Paul Tough argues that learning mindsets offer a new way to think about why promising comprehensive education reforms work.