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GoodCall: New Study Shows Phi Theta Kappa Members Have Higher Degree Attainment Rates

GoodCall: New Study Shows Phi Theta Kappa Members Have Higher Degree Attainment Rates

Phi Theta Kappa is making national headlines again — this time on GoodCall, a website devoted to making data-backed information on education news, scholarships, college rankings and beyond more accessible, more digestible and more adaptable to users’ unique needs.

From the story:

“Getting through college can be hard, especially when that road means transferring from a community college to a four-year school. And when you’re struggling financially, that can make things even harder. First in your family to get to college? Yet another challenge. But for those worried about their prospects of ever earning a bachelor’s degree, there is some positive news.

High-achieving community college students whose grades qualify them to participate in Phi Theta Kappa are finishing bachelor’s degrees just fine.”

The story goes on to cite a recent study showing that 85 percent of 11,000 students who joined Phi Theta Kappa in the 2008-09 school year went on to earn some kind of degree — a bachelor’s or an associate — in the next six years.

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