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Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success (iPASS)

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We support the development of technologies that improve student retention through Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success (iPASS), which helps students navigate the path to a certificate or degree. iPASS combines advising, degree planning, alerts, and interventions. The tool draws on predictive analytics to help counselors and academic advisors determine in advance whether a student is at risk of dropping or failing out, and it can help assist students on what courses they should select.

IPAS roadmap

On-time student graduation and student retention are major challenges facing the US higher education system. Learn more.

Read more about the work to develop integrated planning and advising services:


Updates

Consumers get more information about college

July 28, 2016

Even as a higher education becomes among the biggest investments Americans make, the information available
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Emergency Aid Keeps Students on Path to Graduation

July 6, 2016

Although students and their families plan for the cost of tuition, fees, housing, and textbooks,
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The Typical College Student Is Not Who You Think It Is

July 5, 2016

Who are today’s college students? The answer surprises most people who attended four year universities.
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‘Passport’ for Transfer

Professors and academic leaders from seven western states have rolled out an “interstate passport” to
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College deadlines complicate Early FAFSA

The Obama administration’s new Oct. 1 FAFSA release date was supposed to make it easier
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Families Often Underestimate Financial Aid Eligibility

Just 24 percent of parents and 37 percent of students believe they will qualify for
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Community college students are filling the rolls at four-year institutions

Public colleges and universities are drawing a large percentage of their students from community colleges,
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Study casts doubt on value of remedial math for college

June 27, 2016

Colleges routinely force students with weak math skills to take remedial classes before enrolling in
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Minnesota community colleges clear a path for four-year degrees

For many students, community college is the first step toward earning a bachelor’s degree. But
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Texas HBCU Launches Think Tank to Groom Next Generation of Black Leaders

One of the oldest HBCUs in the nation is working to cultivate the next generation
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