The Herald Business Journal
Thursday, July 26, 2012
EvCC students transfer success
College's data points to its students doing better than their four-year-school cohorts
By M.L. Dehm
HBJ Freelance Writer
EVERETT — Many students opt to start their academic careers at a community college in order to save money. Others simply like the convenience of staying near home. But new statistics suggest that a community college may give them an advantage if they transfer to a four-year university.
Recently released performance figures from Everett Community College show that students who have transferred from EvCC to most four-year public colleges in Washington do as well as or better than students who started at the same four-year school as freshmen.
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