Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Higher Education and Early College: 6 tips to partnering for success.

A high school and higher education partnership is essential for a successful early college high school. Here are 6 tips for getting starting on forming that relationship:

First and foremost, you need to believe, really believe, that first generation students – high school students – can be successful in the types of learning experiences your institution offers, given the right conditions and support.

Think local. When it comes to growing your own student body, look no further than your own backyard. How much do you invest traveling the nation or the globe seeking new students only to have them graduate and return home? Would your organization and your community actually see a greater benefit if you began to attract and retain local students? What can you do to expand your base of students by opening the doors to those young people in the neighborhood surrounding your campus whose families may not have higher education in their past experience?

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