Published Online: September 6, 2006
Published in Print: September 6, 2006, as College Success Rate

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College Success Rate

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Though many parents and students believe a college degree is needed for success in the work world, only one in three students who enroll in college will eventually earn a degree, according to a policy brief from the Education Commission of the States.

The Denver-based commission examined state and federal research studies and found that while students and parents in every racial group believe a college degree is necessary for success, many were not well informed about what it takes to prepare for college.

Vol. 26, Issue 02, Page 20

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