Covid-19 has had an outsize effect on low-income students. The pandemic’s financial strain will cause many to transfer to colleges closer to home, and many others to abandon the pursuit of a degree entirely. How can colleges ensure that transfer students remain in the pipeline?
To explore this topic, The Chronicle hosted a virtual forum to speak with a panel of experts in higher ed, along with a current transfer student, about the ways colleges can facilitate the transfer process to attract and retain transfer students.
Download the Key Takeaways from the discussion to read our panelists answers to questions including:
- What unique challenges do transfer students face?
- How can colleges make transfer students feel a part of a community?
- How can colleges rethink the transfer of credits and what programs are available?