Start early to help transfers succeed

Transfer students are treated as second-class citizens at many large universities, college leaders admit. However, some colleges are reaching out to potential transfer students while they’re in community college — or even high school — to help smooth the path to a low-cost four-year degree.

Also on Community College Spotlight: Community college transfers are as likely to complete a bachelor’s degree as similar students who started at a four-year college, a new study finds.

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