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When nontraditional becomes traditional



As far back as 2002, up to 73 percent of students are what we generally categorize as nontraditional students. Since this group of students has become the norm, does the nontraditional label still work and, if not, what should we call this group of students?

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  • The Importantance Of Financial Literacy
    • Best Practices

    The Importance of Financial Literacy

    As Financial Literacy Month comes to a close, George Covino discusses the importance of this type of education for students and explores differing opinions among student success experts.
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  • How do you measure student success?
    • Best Practices

    How Do You Measure Student Success?

    George Covino explains some of the standard measures for student success and how a “student-level system” may be an option for your institution to tell a more complete student success story.
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  • Reimagining our stiudent success program
    • Tools and Solutions

    Reimagining our student success program

    Sara Wilson looks back on the past success of Life Skills, our soon-to-be retired financial literacy program, and the future potential of Success Center, our new student success solution.
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  • Defining Student Success
    • Trends

    Defining Student Success

    Guest blogger Melissa Moser discusses some important, but often overlooked, student success measures.
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  • Hungry and Homeless in College
    • Trends

    Hungry and Homeless in College - Participate in the Survey

    A recent study found that two in three community college students were food insecure and about half of community college students were housing insecure. Read more about this study and learn how your institution can get involved in the next study.
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