Entries by John Lawlor

Positive Persistence

A year ago when we published the March issue of Lawlor Focus, we headlined it with a phrase that’s often used this time of year: It is the season for […]

Sustaining Resilience

The NACAC Conference 2022 begins this week, and the theme is Resilience. It is definitely a relevant theme today for the people working in student recruitment and college admission counseling. […]

Turbulent Times

It’s August and the beginning of another year of uncertainty — but for many, simply turbulent times. Christopher Connell, independent journalist and a former education writer for the Associated Press, […]

Feeling the Heat of Uncertainty

We are in such interesting times. For so many people and especially those working in higher education—along with families and individuals considering a college or university—there are moments of relief […]

Worth Repeating

No question, these are interesting times for all of higher education—and for most individuals, personally and professionally. And while several colleges and universities reached their enrollment goals and objectives by […]

March Madness

As we all know, it’s March Madness season for men’s and women’s basketball. Throw in other winter sports competition along with state high school tournaments and this time of year […]

Leadership Renewed

The month of February facilitates us thinking about those things that are strong emotional connections and definitely touch our hearts. And since it is a “presidential” month, too, February has […]