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In today’s environment, schools must go beyond first-year retention to help students graduate in less time, at lower cost, and with the best possible post-graduate outcomes. We can help you connect the dots to support students from enrollment to graduation and beyond.

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A comprehensive student success management system that links administrators, faculty, staff, and advisors in a coordinated care network to support students from enrollment to graduation and beyond.
  • 2-12% average increase in retention and graduation rates for member institutions
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Recent years have brought about an unprecedented evolution in how higher education approaches student success. Commensurate with investments in staff and technology, progressive institutions now rely on new metrics to track their progress against an expanding set of goals. Of note, a handful of schools are developing practices for speeding the pace of innovation using…

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For all the data we have on student success, the lack of a federal longitudinal record system makes it difficult to get a true understanding of student degree outcomes, time to degree, or what happens to graduates once they enter the workforce. In response, EAB researchers pulled from eight different data sources to create an…

Challenge Student success has always been at the heart of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s (Wiregrass) advising model. But prior to 2017, students had minimal insight into the academic planning process and relied on advisors to create class schedules term after term. Advising appointments were dominated by schedule creation across multiple days. During peak enrollment times, advisors…

“Measuring student success” is now a top search query on EAB’s website. It isn’t a huge surprise why: Student success leaders want to link measurable retention gains and GPA improvements to specific interventions and initiatives. They want to know what works and what doesn’t, so they can refine and improve over time. Positive results also…

500+ colleges and universities have joined the Student Success Collaborative to drive change through a combination of best practice research, analytics and technology, and customized change management support. Student Success Collaborative members have been able to support, retain, and graduate more students, seeing impressive results in the first year of membership and beyond. The way…

Process improvements lead to revenue gains Danville Community College joined the Student Success Collaborative–Navigate in late 2015. At the project kickoff meeting, EAB staff helped college leaders map their enrollment process and identify three critical challenges that prevented students from enrolling on time. Working with EAB, Danville streamlined their enrollment process. In just the first…

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As schools begin to shift to next-generation advising models, it will be critical to address advisor skill gaps related to these new approaches. Furthermore, the way we address those gaps must account for the perspective and mindset of new and veteran advisors alike. This session, originally presented at CONNECTED19, will help leaders develop artifacts to…

The next decade will bring unprecedented competition for shrinking pools of prospective students, threatening budgets across higher education. In response, forward-thinking colleges have begun approaching student success not just as a moral imperative but also as a necessary measure for preserving and growing enrollments. How has this shift influenced their mindset, strategy, and investments? In…

CONNECTED19: The Student Success Collaborative Summit About CONNECTED CONNECTED is the leading conference for student success. Now in its sixth year, CONNECTED brings together nearly 900 of the country’s most progressive and passionate leaders. Across the three-day experience, attendees will hear cutting-edge student success research, transformative stories of personal impact, and innovative strategies for using…