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Nontraditional students like me face enormous challenges

Community College Daily, Sept. 15, 2016

I’m one of millions of nontraditional low-income college students who have faced serious financial worries on top of the usual student concerns about tests, term papers and picking the right major. According to a report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, only 15.1 percent of students who began community college in 2009 graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree within six years, even though 80 percent of community college students said this was their goal. This is a tragic waste of talent. Read more>

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Signature 13 Report Tracking Transfer: Measures of Effectiveness in Helping Community College Students to Complete Bachelor's Degrees