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The face of higher education in the U.S. is changing.

With more students of color, as well as students with full-time jobs and families seeking degrees, higher education institutions must adapt to meet the evolving needs of their students. More and more institutions are piloting and implementing new models in an effort to educate more students more effectively, in a shorter amount of time, at a lower cost, and with career-relevant skills. Through innovations such as online courses, adaptive learning solutions, and integrated monitoring and advising services, the students below - all from various backgrounds and perspectives - are experiencing first-hand the impact of institutional strategies working to address their growing needs and demands, while ensuring quality, high-value educations.



Updates

Low-Income Students Need More Than Just a College Degree, Report Says

August 8, 2016

Getting low-income students into and through college isn’t enough to position them well for success
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What You Need to Know About FAFSA Changes

The date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid – commonly known as the
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Two Reports Show Untapped Potential of Competency-Based Education

August 1, 2016

More than 500 colleges and universities are offering competency-based education (CBE) programs, which measure students’
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Collaboration, Not Competition

Colleges in the same region often view each other as competitors, whether on the athletics
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Interstate Passport Gives College Students the Means to Navigate Transfer Requirements

Within a state, there may be clarity about transfer requirements and what classes and credits
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Consumers get more information about a purchase they once made on trust: college

Pssst! You wanna buy a college education? Of course you do! People with college degrees
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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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