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The Momentum On Enrolling 50,000 More Lower-Income College Students Has Slowed ...

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert 492 replies2910 threads CC Admissions Expert
"... Progress appears to have stalled in year three. In 2018-19 there was a net gain of only eight Pell students among the 120 member-colleges reporting data across all three years. Whether that stagnation might be reversed or repeated by the other 200 ATI-eligible universities remains to be seen. Of greater concern is that several ATI member schools reported not just a slowdown but an absolute decline in the number of low- and middle-income students they enrolled.

What gives? How could high-performing institutions with strong finances and committed leadership not just fail to sustain progress, but actually go backwards. Why’s their mojo been lost, and how can they get it back?" ...

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  • RichInPittRichInPitt 2078 replies33 threads Senior Member
    Finally, for universities seeking to enroll and graduate more Pell students, here’s a hot tip: Just admit more of them. Top colleges and universities need to take the lid off their rankings-driven strategy of rejecting the vast majority of applicants so they can look selective and student-focused.

    So schools just auto-admit students below a certain income level? No need for any academic standards? Kinda like community college?
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