Rising student debt and lack of financial literacy among college students are issues of growing concern to higher ed leaders, particularly those focused on non-academic drivers of student success.
Committed to being a true partner to colleges and universities by supporting student success, Barnes & Noble College recently partnered with Why Millennials Matter to launch a national study on the state of student career preparation and student perceptions about careers after college.
Ongoing communication with your student loan borrowers is a proven best practice for preventing loan defaults and promoting successful student loan repayment. There are a variety of strategies that can help to identify those most at risk of default, conduct initial and ongoing outreach programs, and communicate the best options to students for loan repayment.
As the academic retail industry faces unprecedented changes in student behavior and rapid advances in technology, one thing is clear: campus bookstores need to rise above the transaction. Today’s campus bookstores must focus on delivering a superior experience that supports and celebrates the cultural and academic aspirations of students, faculty and alumni.