Tag Archives: college readiness

Effects of Graduation Rates on Kentucky’s Economy

Have you looked at the latest UK Retention Update that the Office of Student Success recently sent out? Take a look – and then read what is happening across the state when we do not meet our goals of collaboration, … Continue reading

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Underprepared First-Time Students – Our Work in Improving College Readiness at the University of Kentucky

Since before Senate Bill 1 (2009), UGE has been tasked with implementing and documenting the results of the state’s unified college & career readiness policies (http://www.uky.edu/UGE/what). In a team from across all the education sectors of KY, several key strategies … Continue reading

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Golding’s College Success Blog – Let’s Help Get the Word Out about Student Success Strategies that Work

Professor Jonathan Golding (in UK’s Department of Psychology) is trying out another open educational resource (OER) – this time with Blogger – to share some good advice on how to survive college … and succeed. Last year, he and UGE’s … Continue reading

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Credit for prior learning – what impact do AP or IB scores have on UK student success in their majors? on UK graduation rates?

From UGE Weekly Updates by Dr. Benjamin C. Withers, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education: As a member of the College Board’s AP Higher Education Advisory Committee, I receive periodic communication from members of the College Board staff. Last week Camilla … Continue reading

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UK Admissions Offers a College Readiness and ACT Prep Workshop for Kentucky High Schoolers

Did you know that starting in 2015, students who take the ACT test will also receive new readiness scores that will show preparedness for college and career? The new readiness scores and indicators will include: STEM Score: overall performance on … Continue reading

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Academic Preparation Program

The University of Kentucky’s Academic Preparation Program (APP) is a collaboration between Enrollment Management, Academic Enhancement and Undergraduate Studies to address the needs of those incoming students whose ACT or SAT subscores do not meet the statewide cutoff scores showing … Continue reading

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College Readiness Bridge Programs in Kentucky

In response to a recent call from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, several public postsecondary institutions submitted information about their bridge programs (whether in summer or during a regular semester) for students not meeting readiness benchmarks for their intended … Continue reading

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