The transfer maze

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “The transfer mess is one place where the public loses its faith in higher education. Eighty percent of students enter community college intending to transfer, but only 25 percent ultimately make the leap — most of the time to less-selective public institutions. … At four-year institutions, a lot of offices have a hand in transfer, but no one really owns it. The admissions office and the registrar typically establish the framework for student intake and processing transfer credits. But admissions officers and the registrar are not in charge of essential support systems like advising, career counseling, or tutoring.”

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