We are Ray and Kelli, counselors at City. Policeman helps elderly man. Problem with debt. FAFSA mistakes. Dream job. Free in October. Ideal career. Changing a boy's world. Cyber crime. Places you don't want to move to. 40K scholarship. Bad ways to save money. 401(k) mistakes. Thank you to Kelli. Low-paying jobs. Teach English to students in China. Boy helps provide hearing aids to other kids.

The veterans page: 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. Video: Soldier and dog greet each other after 6 months apart. Happy Veterans Day! Helping make a Marine's dream come true.

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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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