Summer melt: Why are hundreds of thousands of freshmen dropping out of college before day one?
It’s not uncommon to hear high school teachers compare the college admissions process to a race: There are hurdles, baton passes, the final stretch. But being accepted does not mean a student has crossed the finish line. In fact, the most challenging part of the process can actually come long after the cheers and oversize acceptance...
By Kate Stringer | September 16, 2016