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Many community colleges are now thinking about retention not only as the right thing to do for students, but also as a financial imperative. Our research and technology can help you lead change and get the most out of strategic initiatives.

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Proactive Caseload Management allows advisors to support students holistically with a focus on achieving long-term goals and solving problems before they escalate. Discover how college and university advisors can manage student caseloads, from prioritization and planning to outreach and in-person support.

A version of this article originally appeared on LinkedIn through our #100SuccessStories Campaign. Social psychologist Devon Price’s article Laziness Does Not Exist is the article that I haven’t been able to stop revisiting, again and again. Price, who teaches psychology at the Loyola University of Chicago, observes that when a student doesn’t complete assignments on time, teachers […]

Students and their families receive numerous emails, calls, texts, and letters—and institutions rarely organize the timing, importance, consistency, or comprehension of those communications. This uncoordinated communication stream can deter students from progressing through the enrollment funnel or completing critical steps after enrollment. College leaders should review their current communications plans and ensure that messages match the preferences of today’s students.

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