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University of Hawaiʻi System News

UH community college students offered seamless transfer to four-year campuses

UH News
February 6, 2018
There are many routes to a bachelor’s degree. The “auto-admission” route from a community college to a four-year university is one of the easiest options available to a UH student.

We tried to ignore them — but they took over. We tried getting rid of them — they popped back in greater numbers. Each January and February, just as NYC high-school juniors are dealing with finals and term papers, our inboxes are engulfed by college-admissions marketing e-mails.

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This Will Look Great on My Application...Right? Jeff Schiffman  (2.1.18)
I like articles that support what I say to students ALL THE TIME. Don't try to do what you think colleges want you to do. I hear, "It's good for college, right?" This is a good one as a reminder to focus on what really matters.

College Has Evolved. So Should Your Search
Angel B. Pérez, Vice President, Enrollment and Student Success Trinity College
This article first appeared in the 2018 issue of Parents League Review. © 2018 Parents League of New York

Higher-ranked colleges don't necessarily provide a better educational experience

January 10, 2018
Binghamton University
College rankings dominate the conversation regarding quality in postsecondary education, but new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York reveals that rankings have little to no relationship to student engagement, an important indicator of collegiate quality.
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