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Why Colleges Get an 'F' in Cost Control

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A central reason college has become more expensive is that college is less and less about learning (instruction), and more and more about other things -much to the detriment of students and their parents.


Via Alberto Acereda, Ph.D.
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College success can require support - Jacksonville Journal-Courier

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College success can require support
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James Bledsoe took a year off school between high school and college. That year set him further back than he expected when he entered MacMurray College.
Joanne Libby's insight:

The take-away here is that you're far from alone in needing help - encouragement, accountabiity, personal tips...Bake that in to your college experience.

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University should be responsible for student success - Purdue Exponent

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University should be responsible for student success
Purdue Exponent
Purdue's Disability Resource Center (DRC) and code mentions that students are liable for their success in classes regardless of their learning disability.
Joanne Libby's insight:

With typical graduation rates around 32% in four years, most students struggle.  The average school has a counselor to student ration of 1:1600.  Virtually all students need to be pro-active in finding the help that will allow them to beat the odds.

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Leverage Students for Their Own Success | Education Recoded ...

Leverage Students for Their Own Success | Education Recoded ... | College News | Scoop.it
Guest post by Kevin Flora It's not every day that a student comes to you asking for advice, wanting to bounce an idea around, or just has a random question. Oh wait… what's that? It is? As an educator (whether that be in ...
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If only all educators had this excellent attitude!

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College Success 101: 15 habits to put you ahead of the pack - The Warwick Advertiser

College Success 101: 15 habits to put you ahead of the pack - The Warwick Advertiser | College News | Scoop.it
College Success 101: 15 habits to put you ahead of the pack
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Visit just about any college campus and you'll observe students who are, to put it simply, doing college right.
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These are great tips and a handy reference guide.  Often though, students need a process with personal attention and accountability.

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