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New research shows reducing borrowing can hurt students' success in college

New research shows more student borrowing is connected to greater academic success -- at least at community colleges -- and indicates reduced borrowing could lead to higher loan defaults.

Rethinking Transfer Pathways

Community College Students Succeed at Selective Institutions

Research Brief Explores the Impact of Predominantly Black Institutions

A new research brief sponsored by the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) at the University of Pennsylvania aims to spark further research on how predominantly Black institutions (PBIs) evolve to accommodate the underrepresented groups they serve.

New Report: Ready to Succeed: Community College Transfer Students at Four-Year Institutions

Overall, the report found that community college students succeed at even the most selective four-year institutions, but some institutions continue to admit few of these students. Based on these results, the report provides several suggestions for four-year institutions hoping to recruit and support community college transfer students.

Income Verification for Federal Aid Hinders Low-Income Students

Colleges worry the federal student aid verification process singles out more low-income students and may be stopping them from receiving grants.
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