We are Ray and Kelli, counselors at City. Comic-Con: Write for the Entertainment Industry. Pay off 68K in debt. Good samaritan gets rewarded. Donating blood to save babies. Job security. Teen gets into 20 colleges. Yolanda Renee King. Moments from March for Our Lives. Protest. Parkland Students Rally Against Gun Violence. Scholarships: fastweb.com. Waitress wins scholarship for kindness. Generation Z and guns. Dignity. 14 acts of kindness. Best jobs for 2018.

The veterans page: Veterans Day. A surprised 8-year-old. Honoring heroic dog. Honorably discharged veterans shop tax-free. Forever GI Bill. Father takes care of 4 children. Integrate Marine Training? Robotic legs. Costs of war. Saluting a fallen soldier. 300K Lotto winner. Vets and painkillers. Vet resources. Grandmother of veteran's family deported. Housing the homeless. Veteran finds healing through adopting a cat. Wounded Marines help others.

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Monday, April 15, 2013

Completion/Transfer rates dropping

Less than half the students who started in a California community college in 2006 completed their goal after six years. What is causing the drop in degree completion and transfer rates? Fewer Community College Students Completing Their Degrees appeared in the "LA Times" on April 9, 2013. The article was forwarded by Rudy Zamora.

Want to see how City College compares to other CA community colleges in completion and transfer rates? The "Student Success Scorecard" will break it down by gender, ethnicity, and age.

Have an opinion about why students are not finishing their degrees? What obstacles have you encountered in school? What do you think would help? Post your reaction to this article in the "comments" below.

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