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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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