Why fixing the transfer process is an equity issue for colleges

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Two-year colleges enroll a disproportionate number of Black and Hispanic undergraduates, who rely on the transfer process to save time and money while pursuing a bachelor’s degree. So community colleges would seem to be a natural recruiting ground for colleges that are now legally banned from considering an applicant’s race in admissions. … But transfer plans are too often dashed by confusing requirements, red tape, and unexpected setbacks, several experts told The Chronicle last week in a virtual panel on transforming the transfer process. The result? While four out of five students who start at a two-year college hope to complete a four-year degree, fewer than one in five do so …”

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