Keys for College Success is the brainchild of Paul A. Hummel, Ed.D. Dr. Hummel has worked as a student support services adviser, an adjunct instructor, and a college administrator. He has mentored hundreds of students and helped hundreds of others solve problems. He currently holds the title of Dean for Technology, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at a Midwestern community college.
Dr. Hummel works daily with faculty members and their students with one goal in mind, to help students succeed. He knows what it takes for students to succeed and why all too many students fail. He himself was one of those who failed in his first attempt at college.
On this website, Dr. Hummel draws from his experiences as a struggling college student, a college instructor, a student adviser and a dean to share valuable pieces advice. His focus is on making readers aware of the realities of being a college student. He identifies many of the problems that students could avoid if they only know better, and he gives advice for solving problems they cannot avoid.