This brief explores preliminary findings from the network study Affording Degree Completion: A Study of Completion Grants at Accessible Public Universities and presents potential policy implications.
"Search Results" - 146 item(s) found.
CCNIndicates network resource
CCNGauging Engagement: Measuring Student Response to a Large-Scale College Advising Field Experiment
This working paper from the College Completion Network's University of Virginia research team highlights the team's large-scale study examining a text message-based advising program focused on improving college completion. The study explored variation in student engagement and whether student engagement patterns were associated with key outcomes, including persistence, GPA, credit accumulation, and degree completion.
Effects of Postsecondary Grant Aid on College Student Outcomes: Briefing of Results from a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
This working paper examines the effects of a comprehensive set of postsecondary grant aid programs on outcomes from initial college enrollment to post-college employment, based on a systematic review of the literature from January 2002 to January 2020. The meta-analytic results found small but meaningful positive average effects on college enrollment, credit accumulation, persistence, and completion.
This Evidence Snapshot from WWC reviews growth mindset interventions in their aim to improve college persistence and academic achievement.
Is Believing in Yourself Enough? Growth Mindset and Social Belonging Interventions for Postsecondary Students
In this NCEE Blog, Greg Walton, an associate professor of psychology at Stanford University and a College Completion Network member, discusses what college faculty, administrators, and students should make of the findings from studies of two types of interventions designed to help students succeed in college: one focused on growth mindset interventions and another on social belonging.
Comprehensive Approaches to Increasing Student Completion in Higher Education: A Survey of the Landscape
This report from the NBER provides an overview of the implementation of and evidence from eight specific college completion interventions designed to increase college completion rates through a comprehensive set of services.