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Redirecting Learning Services to the “Murky” Middle

New research conducted by the Education Advisory Board suggests that colleges and universities aiming to improve retention and graduation rates may be offering support services to the wrong students. The Inside Higher Ed article, “The ‘Murky Middle,’” sheds light on some interesting patterns the Education Advisory Board found during its Student Success Collaborative project. The […]

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The Retention Elixir

Retention is a challenge.  Colleges and universities across the country face incredible challenges to keep students enrolled in school and on track to earning a degree.  While more than 70% of Americans matriculate at a 4-year institution, less than 2/3 will graduate within 6 years.  In 2013 alone, 1.1 million students will drop out of […]

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Carl Sandburg College

Carl Sandburg College with the 1-2 Punch to Knock out Retention Issues

With dwindling budgets and legacy pressure to grow enrollments, institutions are being forced to evaluate priorities.  In 2012, 21.6 million students attended colleges and universities (Source: National Center for Education Statistics).  Yet, according to a recent article in the New York Times, college enrollment fell 2% in 2012-2013.  Couple these new enrollment trends with declining […]

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The Tutor.com Higher Ed Team Takes on Twitter

The Tutor.com Higher Ed team is on Twitter!  We’ll be sharing the latest & greatest news from the world of higher education.  We will also share information on upcoming webinars and conferences, case studies, and blog posts. For a sample of our recent posts, click the links below: First grads emerge from @SNHU’s competency-based program: […]

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