Far too many students earn credits without completing a degree: Here’s how to change that

“Today’s college students are not who you think they are.

One-third of them are more than 25 years old, according to data released last summer by Higher Learning Advocates, a nonprofit supporting student success. Nearly two in five are part-time students, that report said, and only about one in six live on campus.

What’s more, nearly 40% of today’s undergraduates are enrolled at two-year community colleges, according to the report. Some 35% will transfer to at least one different institution during their college career. About 20% are parents.”

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