College advising has room for improvement when it comes to engaging students, according to a new national survey from the Center for Community College Student Engagement that collected responses from 113,000 students at 188 colleges.
Students reported feeling more engaged when they met with their college advisers more frequently and for longer periods of time than those who did not, the survey found.
But the survey also identified areas for improvement. While 86 percent of students said advisers explained which classes they should take, just 65 percent said they reviewed an academic plan and only 39 percent reported being informed about local employment opportunities in their field of study.
Read the full article about community college advisors by Kate Stringer at The 74.
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