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What do college freshmen need to succeed in the classroom?

Published on May 29, 2012 By Ruffalo Noel Levitz

Data from a national survey sample of 90,000 freshmen illustrate students’ self-reported needs and receptivity to various types of academic assistance such as tutoring.

Can attrition be a positive outcome for college students?

Published on April 17, 2012 By Dr. Lew Sanborne

Lew Sanborne argues that campuses should look beyond institutional retention and completion rates and toward a more comprehensive understanding of student success.

Evaluating college student retention at mid year

Published on November 30, 2011 By Dr. Lew Sanborne

How can institutions expand their benchmarks for college student success and improve retention and graduation rates? Consultant Lew Sanborne examines the advantages of mid-year student assessment.

Is it a good idea to extend college completion rate benchmarks?

Published on February 4, 2011 By Dr. Jim Hundrieser

While the higher education community debates on loosening the benchmarks for completion and graduation rates, Dr. Jim Hundrieser argues for tightening those benchmarks.

The 2 formulas to increase your retention and completion rates:
P + P = R
P + P + R = C

Published on January 19, 2011 By Dr. Tim Culver

Tim Culver explains the basic formulas that drive understanding of student retention, student completion and what metrics can be used to build meaningful plans to increase both.

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