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The college myth: why most students need more than four years

Many students in California universities have difficulty graduating on time because of space constraints in required classes, tuition costs, credits lost when transferring schools and an inadequate number of courses offered. A study titled the Four-Year Myth found that the majority of full-time American college students do not graduate on time, costing them thousands of dollars in extra college-related expenses. “Fellow students frequently bowed to the pressure of not wanting to fall too deep into debt and would work part-time or full-time while in school, which usually meant extending their time in school. Not a great tradeoff.” Read more on Richmond Pulse.

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This entry was posted on January 29, 2015 by in Print, Richmond Pulse and tagged , .

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