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Helping Students Finish What They Start

Abstract: Student retention is a complex problem and no silver bullet seems to exist for it—reasons for dropping out may include financial challenges, socioeconomic factors, readiness for college-level coursework or a lack of institutional or social support. Instead of letting students fall through the cracks, some higher education institutions are endeavoring to learn more about its students and what they can do to help them graduate.

Keywords: Best Practices

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