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E-Source for College Transitions

E-Source for College Transitions is an electronic newsletter that provides practical strategies for supporting student learning and success. Published in March, July, and November, the newsletter and archive are available online with a free subscription.

Current Issue

Volume 16, Issue 2
Our March issue details how Purdue University combined financial aid and support programming to address an achievement gap, leading to improved graduation outcomes. Other topics include:

  • two universities that leveraged resources to scale up service,
  • an established first-year seminar (FYS) that balances consistency and flexibility for instructors,
  • an online internship course focused on students’ workplace potential,
  • tutoring changes that positively impact retention and persistence rates, and
  • a must-have reference for those seeking to build an FYS at their institutions.

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