‘On My Own’
Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
Community college transfer programs face challenges both at their home institutions and at the institutions to which students want to transfer. Add STEM to the equation and the challenges grow.
Xueli Wang, a professor of higher education at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, explores those challenges and the way students meet them in a new book that follows 1,670 community college students for four years as they transfer to four-year institutions. She discusses her findings and more in this interview.