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Helping students succeed in higher education requires the marshalling of many different resources at colleges and universities. Looking at recent retention and graduation rates over the past five years, one can see that current strategies are still leaving many students behind. With the dedication of resources and funding to student success, why are so many students still not achieving optimal levels of success?

Download this research brief to understand these challenges and gain insights from years of Blackboard research on student success.

With this brief, you'll learn:


  • The challenges students face when navigating higher education
  • What expectations students have around advising
  • What barriers exist that prevent administrators and staff from advancing student success
  • The role technology and integrated solutions can play in supporting both students and staff
  • Steps that institutions could take to improve the student experience and student outcomes

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