Get with the Program: Accelerating Community Colleges Students’ Entry into and Completion of Programs of Study

Davis Jenkins, Sung-Woo Cho

This paper presents a practical method for measuring rates of program entry and completion using data on students’ actual course-taking behaviors rather than declared major or intent. The paper suggests ways community colleges can rethink their practices at key stages of students’ experience to substantially increase rates of student completion.

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  • Published 2012
  • Topic Career/ Educational PlanningIntakeOrientationStudent SupportTransitions
  • Type Research
  • Format Print
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