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Graduation rates significance in college selection

Hey guys, I've been looking into colleges and I keep seeing graduation rates mentioned. How important are graduation rates when deciding on a university? Do they reflect on the quality of the school?

7 months ago

Graduation rates can be a valuable indicator of a college's ability to support its students through to the completion of their degrees. Higher graduation rates might suggest that the school provides effective academic advising, ample student support services, and a learning environment conducive to student success.

However, it's also important to consider the context; for example, some colleges may have lower graduation rates due to serving a higher proportion of part-time students or students who are balancing education with other commitments like work or family. Don't forget to look at other aspects of the college such as class size, student-to-faculty ratio, campus culture, and academic programs when making your decision. What's crucial is to find a school where you feel you can thrive – academically, socially, and personally.

7 months ago

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