Aiming High

To hear the students enrolled in the American Honors program tell it, there is one overarching reason for its early success in helping promising community college students reach lofty academic goals, including transferring to elite four-year universities.

It’s the aggressive, intrusive advising process, giving students ready access to dedicated, skilled academic advisers ready to point the way to success.

Read more at Community College Week.

The PIE Review: Easing Access in the USA

The PIE Review: Easing Access in the USA

Some community colleges partner with private companies that help with recruitment and programming best suited to international students. One such company is Quad Learning, which has developed a rigorous transfer program leading both domestic and international students from community college through into university.  Unlike most community colleges, its American Honors program is based on selective admissions, and its curriculim is closer in style to those provided at a university.