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What Helps Students Feel Like They Belong?

Research from the University of Illinois finds college students derive belongingness from four factors. Having the cultural capital to navigate higher education matters most to students from racial and ethnic minority groups.

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Report: 4 Ways to Engage and Graduate Stopped-Out Students

California Competes’ latest research identifies barriers and strategies to help adult learners who dropped out of college re-enroll and earn a degree.

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Career Prep Tip: Helping Students Find a Professional Mentor

Colleges and universities turn to their alumni cohorts to aid students in developing professional and life skills.

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Advising Guides Help Texas Community College Students Transfer

An initiative at Alamo Colleges District provides step-by-step information for students looking to transfer to a four-year institution, reducing time to transfer and ensuring all credits apply toward their degree.

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Success Program Launch: Rural Ambassadors Shine a Light on Their Communities

A student ambassador program at California State University, Chico, provides rural students with peer support, advocacy and research opportunities.

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Focusing on Personality Type and Interests to Support Student Success

Career coach Marta Koonz offers an overview of the use of assessments in guiding academic and career choices, including group and individual models for helping students maximize the results.

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From the Top Down—Creating a Caring Campus

Texas A&M University at Kingsville will roll out a program from the Institute for Evidence-Based Change to promote belonging among rural and diverse learners through universitywide commitments to care.

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All in a Day’s Work: Being Transparent With Struggles

A staff member at St. Francis College shares how vulnerability helps him build trust with first-generation scholars and encourages help-seeking behavior among students.