The Hope Gap: Helping Adult Students Overcome Barriers to Fulfilling Careers

Higher Education Today

According to a survey commissioned by Champlain College Online, many adults ages 23 to 55 without a bachelor's degree are dissatisfied with their careers. In this opinion piece, former Champlain College president Donald J. Laackman discusses the "hope gap" and how higher education institutions can help adult learners close that gap.


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