Student Retention

College Students Spending Less Time Studying

Over the past half-century, the amount of time college students actually study - read, write, and otherwise prepare for class - has dwindled from 24 hours a week to about 15, survey data show.

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Autistic Students Get Support In Eastern Michigan U Program

Although many young people on the autism spectrum can handle the academics of college, some need support navigating the social, time management and organizational skills required to pass courses.

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Remediation: Higher Ed's Expensive 'Bridge To Nowhere' Costs Taxpayers $100 Million A Year

More than a third of incoming college students in Michigan take high school-level classes on campus -- essentially repeating material they should have learned before they got their diplomas.

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Eastern Michigan U Mistakenly Tells Students They're Out

Eastern Michigan University is apologizing after an email intended for 100 students with bad grades instead went to many more, telling them they had been kicked out of school.

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Rhode Island Joins National Trend To Lure Back College Dropouts

The University of Rhode Island, reeling from a dropout rate among seniors that has doubled from last year, has joined a nationwide trend to encourage dropouts to return for a few last classes and finally earn a college degree.

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