Category: News & Announcements

Who Made the Decision to Attend ATDP?

What student decision-making means for grades, effort level, and enjoyment of the program Have you ever wondered what ATDP does with the end-of-summer surveys? We use the data for several purposes. Primarily, participants’ responses inform us about students’ satisfaction with their courses and instructors. They also help us learn how we can improve the program for […]

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From the Counselor: Reflection on Failure

By: Christine Gerchow, PhD In his book, “Failing Forward,” John Maxwell argues that successful people take a specific approach to failure. They tend to take responsibility, learn from mistakes, understand that failure is part of the learning process, and continue to take risks and persevere. Maxwell calls this approach “failing forward.” At ATDP, students who […]

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