Student Retention

How Student Loan Services Impact the College Experience

Why universities that pick the right partner keep students in class and on track

As new high school graduates anxiously await acceptance letters from their favorite colleges, many will start to plan for this new chapter in their lives by seeking student loans and financial aid to pay for it. After running the gauntlet of qualifying for loans and assistance, many will forget all about it.

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When It's Tough To Be First

First-generation college students must navigate a series of unfamiliar paths

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BYU Research: College Kids Supported By Parents Party More

Study » Students who pay their own way have less risky behavior and feel more adult.

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Florida Atlantic U Students Find Budget Cuts Hit Home

Nearly a third of summer session classes have been canceled

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Higher One Launches Financial Literacy Month with Financial Literacy Grant Open to Colleges and Universities Nationwide

Higher One, a technology and payment services company focused on higher education, has announced its second annual Financial Literacy Counts grant program designed to support financial literacy initiatives for undergraduate students nationwide. This announcement comes during the month of April, recognized by Congress as Financial Literacy Month, and is an example of Higher One’s continued mission to support financial literacy among college students by providing resources and promoting financial literacy initiatives on college campuses.

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Report Addresses College Graduation Rates for Latinos

In Texas, which has the country’s second-largest Latino population, experts say that closing the gap in college graduation rates between Latinos and Anglos will be critical to ensuring that the state has an educated workforce in the next 20 years.

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Connecticut May Let College Students Skip Remedial Classes

Remedial help may be bundled into regular college-level courses under a new bill in the state Senate.

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Three Rivers Systems shows off Degree Audit features

As the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers annual meeting kicks off in Philadelphia this week, it’s no secret that retention and student success are top-of-mind priorities at higher education institutions today.

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Community College to Charge More for Top Courses

For years now, administrators at the community college here have been inundated with woeful tales from students unable to register for the courses they need.

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Hope College Looking To Boost Female Participation In Science Related Fields

Hope College is taking part in a national effort aimed at growing the number of women who work in fields related to science, technology, engineering and math.

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