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The Secret to Student Success Lies in Early Identification

Student success is the name of the game in all community colleges—to continue to attract students and receive funding, schools must prove their ability to turn enrolled students into graduates. The issue is, the success of a community college is measured through lagging indicators—things like retention rates and graduation rates from previous semesters. While community ...

There’s More to  Corequisite Success Than Just Designing the Right Courses

  Our last two blogs talked about Complete College America’s recent findings regarding corequisite courses, where students needing remedial education enroll directly into college-level courses and receive academic support alongside their regular classes. Let’s look at this issue a bit more, from how students are identified for corequisite enrollment to what happens AFTER they take ...

Corequisite Success Requires Careful Tracking and Quick Intervention

Corequisite Success Requires Careful Tracking and Quick Intervention Complete College America recently published a report entitled Corequisite Remediation: Spanning the Completion Divide: Breakthrough Results Fulfilling The Promise of College Access for Underprepared Students. The report outlines the issues facing students who start college needing prerequisite course work that does not count towards a degree. According ...

Transforming Advising at Two Dallas Community Colleges

For the advising departments at Eastfield and North Lake Colleges – two members of the Dallas County Community College District – the shift from enrollment to student success as the basis for evaluating, and even funding, community colleges presented both a challenge and an opportunity. This emphasis on student success led both colleges to redefine ...