Elite Universities aim to attract more community college transfer students via new pipeline

From Forbes: “The Transfer Scholars Network (TSN), an initiative managed by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program and supported by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, brings together several high-profile community colleges and some of the nation’s most selective four-year colleges in an attempt to open a new pipeline for transfer students…The basic TSN strategy involves connecting high-achieving community college students with senior admissions representatives at the selective colleges and universities and then following up those connections with a commitment to provide participating students with exclusive webinars and resources, financial aid, other guidance about admissions and financial aid, and dedicated support once the transfers arrive on campus.”

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