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To ensure students get the return on education they expect and deserve, community colleges must coordinate student care and democratize access to insight. Our student success technology helps faculty and advisors provide personalized support to students from enrollment to graduation.

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Over the last year, we’ve talked a lot about how the student success challenge is evolving. It is no longer sufficient to maximize the number of students who make it from the first year to the second year. In today’s environment, schools must help students graduate in less time, at lower cost, and with the…

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In 2015, researchers from the Community College Research Center published Redesigning America’s Community Colleges, which brought a new term to the fore: Guided Pathways. It wasn’t an entirely new concept (or even a wholly new term), but nonetheless it became ubiquitous in a matter of months. Four years later, Guided Pathways is still the gold…

“Our students are one flat tire from dropping out.” I’ll never forget how accurate—and alarming—those words were in describing the population I had committed to serving. For the past eight years, I worked first as a counselor, and later, in a leadership role in a student access and success program for low-income adult students at…

I am a two-time college stopout. For those unfamiliar with the term, stopout refers to students who withdraw from college temporarily and re-enroll at a later date. Whenever an academic term comes to an end, I wonder how many more students like me have left their starting institution, never to return. When I decided to…

Back in November, we surveyed around 200 leaders in the Student Success Collaborative about what research would be most helpful to them in leading student success initiatives in 2017. The number one topic that piqued their interest was “Data-Driven Success Planning: How to Use the EAB Institution Reports to Uncover Your Next 5 Years of…

Nearly half of part-time community college students believe they’ll graduate within two years, according to the Center for Community College Student Engagement. In reality, fewer than 8% will graduate in four years, according to Complete College America, twice as long as predicted. Why do so many students have such an unrealistic expectation of time to…

  A targeted advising campaign is an effort of focused, proactive outreach to a population of students in need of a specific intervention or action. Navigate makes it easy to conduct a wide array of campaigns.  Use these ideas as inspiration to connect with your students! Are you running a best practice advising program? Download…

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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…

PRESENTATION MATERIAL About the Webconference Advising is at the core of the student success enterprise, but we can’t expect advisors alone to bear the full burden of student support—nor should they. To support the holistic development of students and meet evolving expectations of care, progressive institutions are reengineering structures, services, and processes to architect a…