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Academic Success Tip: Resource Fair to Support Students Struggling Mid-Term

The University of Arizona hosted an event to help learners debrief their semester so far and make an action plan for the remainder of the term.

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Report: Exploring the Differences in First-Gen Demographics

New data from Common App evaluates definitions of first-generation students and the impact any parental education can have.

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Report: Mental Health Impacts Community College Persistence

A working paper from University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University researchers identifies key themes in the challenges learners at two-year institutions face and how it impacts their enrollment and degree progression in the first year.

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Success Program Launch: Incentivizing Academic Success with Scholarships

Penn State World Campus launched a program fall 2023 to encourage online learners to engage in successful habits for their time in college and beyond.

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Academic Success Tip: Learn Students’ Names

Students say having professors engaged in them personally helps them stay engaged in class, and learning students’ names can be the first step.

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Study: Extroverted Students More Likely to Feel Sense of Belonging

New research finds first-year college students who are more open and sociable are more inclined to feel connected to their institution.

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The Value of Peer Leadership in College

Upper-level students who mentor and guide their classmates can positively impact their success, both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Success Program Launch: Student-Led Groups Create Shared-Interest Space on Campus

To help students connect with like-minded peers, the University of Alabama created Engagement Pods, which unite students regularly to do a shared hobby or activity.