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Study: Nudges help STEM students stay in program
9/10/2019

A new study of STEM students at four community colleges shows that electronic messages -- or nudges -- increased first-semester persistence rates by 16 percentage points compared to peers who did not receive the nudges. Persistence rates for adult students who received messages about tutoring and advising were 20 percentage points higher than those of adult students who did not receive the messages, the data shows.

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