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The Modern Guide to College by Dr. Kent Ingle



The transition to college can be difficult. Figuring out where to go, how to study, and what to be involved in outside of class are just a few of the many concerns riddling the minds of prospective college students. In The Modern Guide to College, President of Southeastern University Dr. Kent Ingle offers advice and valuable information to help college students succeed during the years that will shape their futures. Covering everything from college visits to job searches, Dr. Ingle gives insights into what to consider in order for students to thrive and reach their true potential.

Designed to help make the transition to college easier, The Modern Guide to College will walk prospective and current college students, and their parents, through factors to consider as they think about college.

With a focus on current issues, such as campus safety, student debt, and the present job market, The Modern Guide to College is the perfect resource for students as they prepare for the next step.


Dr. Kent Ingle serves as the president of Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. He is the founder of the Forum at SEU which focuses on Leadership:  Under his leadership, the university has made tremendous strides. Over the last five years, the university has doubled its endowment, doubled the student body and added more than $80 million in new facilities.  During Ingle’s tenure, SEU has seen significant change. SEU has successfully implemented a shared governance model, added dozens of new academic and athletic programs and has been recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the fastest growing private nonprofit baccalaureate institutions in the country.  He became SEU’s president in 2011.  Prior to becoming President, Ingle spent 10 years as a television sports anchor for NBC and CBS. He started as an anchor at the age of 18 in Bakersfield, California, and finished his career in Los Angeles. He covered many professional sports teams and interviewed hundreds of notable people in the professional sports world, including Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Pete Rose, Muhammad Ali and Carl Lewis.  He also founded the American Center for Political Leadership and hired Congressman Dennis Ross to lead it.

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