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Student Retention and Success

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.

American higher education has enjoyed a multidecade-long enrollment expansion that may soon come to an end. The recommendations in this report aim to help you and your leadership team reshape your student success strategy in preparation for the anticipated enrollment downturn of the 2020s.

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