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Zhang, Xihui; Gossett, Carol; Simpson, Jill; Davis, Ron – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2019
Advising students for success in higher education has always been an important and challenging task. This becomes even more critical nowadays as most higher education institutions are trying to boost their enrollment and improve their retention so that they can be self-sufficient financially and sustainable economically. Research studies on…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Higher Education, Faculty Advisers, College Faculty
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Noble, Kimberly; Flynn, Nicole T.; Lee, James D.; Hilton, David – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2008
Research indicates that programs designed to target first year students increase their likelihood of success during that year and their chances of completing an undergraduate education (Bureau & Rromrey, 1994; Conner & Colton, 1999). Theoretically, such programs should help in part because they foster integration into campus communities…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Graduation Rate, Graduation, Academic Achievement
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Cutright, Marc – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2006
This article examines the operation and perceived effectiveness of a short-term, nine-community-college consortium, a consortium dedicated to the improvement of student retention and first-year education at each of the colleges in the consortium. The consortium was composed of Alabama community colleges, essentially during calendar year 2002. Its…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, College Freshmen, Consortia, Program Effectiveness