It's been 90 days since we launched the EdSighters Community and introduced EdSights Weekly. In celebration of this milestone we've rounded up the top 5 most-read posts of the first 90 days to help ensure the entire community is up to date with the most meaningful insights on student persistence and engagement.
We're here to help put a stop to the college completion crisis and are grateful that you are part of this movement. Thank you for reading!
Carolina Recchi Co-Founder and Co-CEO EdSights
How Franklin Pierce University Boosted Retention by 14 Points
With the help of Rocky, their AI chatbot powered by EdSights, FPU connected students with impactful resources to help ease the burden of many challenges including food insecurity, internship support and mental health.
Blowing the Whistle on the College Completion Crisis
As many as 6,000 students drop out of college every day. Every day! In this post, we outlined the challenge ahead and introduced The Student Persistence Study launching this fall.
Building an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Campus
Data shows disparities in college completion rates, career earnings, and mental health for the nearly 20% of students who identify as LGBTQ+. In this post, we outlined how institutions can successfully support members of their community who identify as LBGTQ+.
The Top 5 Reasons Your Students Aren't Returning (And What You Can Do About Them)
We asked over 200,000 students about their plans to continue at their current institution as part of our annual Persistence Check-In. The responses may surprise you.
Chatbots Without EdSights are Like Chips Without Guac
The promises of a chatbot are plentiful. Boost efficiency! Drive engagement! Automate, automate, automate!
The challenge, however, is that most higher education chatbots fall short where it really counts - the ability to truly learn from students and connect them to the resources and people they need when they need them.
Thank you again for reading. We look forward to the next 90 days!
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