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Johnson, Andrew – College and University, 2019
North Carolina has become the first state to require all students to prove their residency status through a thirdparty process when applying for college and financial assistance. NC Residency Determination Service (RDS) has taken the responsibilities from individual institutions to determine whether a student's residency status is in state or out…
Descriptors: Residence Requirements, College Applicants, High School Students, Rural Schools
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Ezell, Allen – College and University, 2019
This is the first of three articles on academic fraud. This article describes the history and growth of diploma mills and counterfeit operations. The second article will focus on Axact, the world's largest diploma mill (a true criminal enterprise). The third will detail how to identify diploma mills. This article describes degree mills…
Descriptors: Educational History, Deception, Crime, Identification
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Wolk, Joseph – College and University, 2019
Transitioning to a new role can be challenging whether at one's current institution or at a new one. Often, the resources that are meant to help with the transition are written by those who have been in the field for many years and who are far removed from the excitement, trepidation, and, at times, uncertainty that may attend a new role. As a…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Universities, Daily Living Skills, Registrars (School)
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Schulz, Hannah; Taylor, Alexander; Parks, Rodney – College and University, 2019
Critical languages refers to less commonly taught languages that the U.S. State Department has deemed necessary for U.S. national defense (Department of Defense 2000). In the current era of globalization and growing interconnectedness, the need for proficient speakers of critical languages has become increasingly urgent. While many foreign…
Descriptors: College Choice, Second Language Learning, Uncommonly Taught Languages, National Security
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Lukszo, Casey; Hayes, Shannon – College and University, 2019
Transfer students are an important population in higher education, and this has prompted a significant amount of research on their completion and success. Yet research on transfer student college choice and factors involved in the decision-making process remains fairly limited. Using a case study approach, the current research aims to identify and…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Undergraduate Students
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Andrade, Amber – College and University, 2019
The rapidly changing higher education landscape offers transfer students more choices for achieving their educational goals. In order to be competitive in this environment, four-year institutions must be prepared to respond to the needs of transfer students (Montgomery 2015). In the Online and Professional Studies Division (OPS) of California…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Articulation (Education)
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Cramer, Sharon F.; Cooke, Connie F. – College and University, 2019
This is a conversation with Connie F. Cooke, Director, Financial Aid, State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo State and Sharon F. Cramer, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, Emerita, SUNY Buffalo State. They started working together twenty years ago when they began to implement a new student information system for the university. The SABRE…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Information Systems, Program Implementation, Enrollment Management
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Altieri, Francisco Maldonado – College and University, 2019
This article considers the use of information technology (IT) for quality service; the characteristics of today's students (Millennials and Zs); and what a satisfactory service for them should be. (For Part One, see EJ1216961.)
Descriptors: College Students, Student Personnel Services, Information Technology, Efficiency
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Aagard, Tammy; Dodd, Shelley – College and University, 2019
Years ago, we learned of a higher education institution with a wonderful reputation for excellence that had incredible silos and disparate processes that were not student friendly. These processes included requiring students to reapply and have their transfer credit reevaluated if they wanted to change majors that were in different colleges at the…
Descriptors: College Students, Barriers, School Policy, Time to Degree
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Pulcini, Brad – College and University, 2018
A review of the literature reveals that low-income students encounter barriers to higher education. Common barriers include the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, n.d.; College Board 2010; Dwyer 2015; Feeney and Heroff 2013; Goldrick-Rab 2016; Nagaoka, Roderick and Coca 2009; Perez-Antonia 2016)…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Low Income, Barriers, Financial Needs
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Tremblay, Christopher – College and University, 2018
Certified college funding specialists™ are part of a growing list of professionals who specialize in college planning. This list includes but is not limited to high school counselors, independent college advisors/consultants, and admission and financial aid representatives. This article reviews the college funding specialists and their…
Descriptors: Financial Support, Specialists, College Planning, High Schools
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Kilgore, Wendy – College and University, 2018
The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) examined nine research areas of interest to its members in 2017. Six took the form of 60-Second Surveys; one was a career profile; another examined community college completion initiatives including student attitudes about community college; and one was completed in…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Registrars (School), Admissions Officers, Educational Research
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Alamyar, Mariam – College and University, 2018
In Afghanistan, the education system from primary school to higher education has faced longstanding problems related to access, quality, limited resources, and equal opportunity. The nation is one of the most impoverished, ravaged, and beleaguered in the world. Since 2001 and the collapse of the Taliban, both the government and the international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Politics of Education, War
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Perry, Monique – College and University, 2018
Mentorship is a critical and necessary practice in the journey of a leader. However, there is a dark side of mentorship that includes misaligned expectations and general negative consequences. In higher education, as with any industry, those who have attained leadership roles are not always models to be followed. It is important for mentees and…
Descriptors: Mentors, Administrator Role, Supervisors, Interpersonal Relationship
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Elliott, Jacquelyn D. – College and University, 2018
Mentoring in higher education takes many forms--faculty to student, student to student, and faculty to faculty (Phillips and Dennison 2015). Usually, we think of programs involving student mentoring as those aimed at student success, and, thus, as improving retention. This article posits that faculty-to-faculty mentoring programs also have an…
Descriptors: Mentors, Higher Education, College Faculty, College Students
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