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April 15, 2014

New State-Level Latino College-Completion Numbers Released

The advocacy group Excelencia in Education unveils information on education attainment for Latino students with state-level fact sheets and an interactive tool on its website.

December 05, 2013

Cities Get Grant Money and Expertise to Boost College Completion Rates

The Lumina Foundation announced it will give $200,000 and technical assistance to 20 cities over three years to help improve college completion rates.

November 22, 2013

Full-Time College Students Have Higher Completion Rates Than Part-Timers

While high school seniors right now are focused on applications to get into college, the bigger issue they will eventually face is getting out. New research suggests the pathways that most likely lead to completing their academic program.

November 14, 2013

College Students Missing Opportunity to Use Academic Advisers as Resources

Only 40 percent of college students turn to their adviser first for academic advice and most study just 15 hours a week, a new student engagement survey finds.

November 11, 2013

Students' Planned Majors and Academic Interests Are Often Out of Sync

One-third of high school students who took the ACT last year indicated a college major they wanted to pursue that was not deemed a good fit with their academic interests.

October 30, 2013

Keeping Perspective on the College-Selection Process

As high school students apply to colleges this fall, it's best to remember that just 2 percent of schools take less than 25 percent of their applicants.

September 09, 2013

ACT Profile Aims to Help Students Find Career and College Direction

A new interactive website to help high school students discover possible career and college options is launched by ACT Inc. today.

August 23, 2013

Administration's College Affordability Ideas Trigger Reaction

President Obama's proposal to rein in college costs by creating a new rating system, promoting innovation, and expanding student loan repayment options sparks reaction among stakeholders in higher education.

June 25, 2013

Higher Ed. Initiatives Emerge to Serve Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders

A new report provides a national profile of institutions serving Asian-American and Pacific Islander students.

June 14, 2013

Report Lists Top 10 (and Bottom 10) Cities and States for College Degrees

Massachusetts, Colorado, and Minnesota are the states leading the country in college-degree attainment, according to a new report.

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