Learn how the American Talent Initiative proposes to reach out to the high-achieving, low- and moderate-income community college transfer student population. The Talent Blind Spot demonstrates that, each year, more than 50,000 high-achieving, low- and moderate-income community college students do not transfer to a four-year institution.
Interstate Passport® Briefing
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Why aren’t well qualified community college students transferring? Inside Higher Ed explores the variables affecting high achieving students at two-year institutions who are not transferring and how four-year institutions are adapting to the changing landscape of what defines a traditional student.
Diversity on the rise with transfer students in the University California System. Though statistics for incoming freshmen diversity remain the same, according to article in Inside Higher Ed there is a demonstrated increase in the percentage of minority students who transferred into the system.
Recent articles in The Chronicle of Higher Education and Education Dive discuss the loss of freshman students and strategies for retention. The Chronicle of Higher Education featured two articles, ">A Third of Your Freshmen Disappear. How Can You Keep Them?
There are several factors affecting students who plan to transfer from two-year to four-year institutions. Data also indicates that even high achieving students are affected. Inside Higher Ed examines the reasons why high achieving students at two-year institutions are not transferring and what four-year institutions are doing to change that.
A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education discusses a variety of partnerships and strategies that 2-Year and 4-Year institutions are utilizing to better serve students in the transfer process. More than a third of college students transfer at least once, but 43 percent of the credits they earn are lost in the process, according to a report issued last year by the federal Government Accountability Office.