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Document Number: 10662

Characteristics of Early Community College Dropouts - Characteristics are identified of students who drop out of community college after or during the first term, most of whom never attended any college again. Early dropouts tended to be older, were less likely to have financial aid or a Pell, were 5% more likely to be referred to developmental courses and did poorly in those and regular classes. Crosta suggests enhanced student support. (Peter Crosta, Community College Research Center, February 2013)...

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