Only a third of students enter college with research skills


Research is an integral part of the college experience. Regardless of major, students are required to discover information and then interpret and synthesize their findings either orally or in writing. A recent Library Journal survey reveals that only 30% of first-year students enter college prepared with college-level research skills. In this interview with GoodCall’s Terri Williams, I offer advice to students who are transitioning from high school to college.