This Organization Works To Help Community College Students Finish 4-Year Degrees - Nancy Sanchez - #599
With most community college students hoping to transfer to a four-year college, statistics show that most don’t transfer and only half of those who do, finish. The Kaplan Educational Foundation, headed by Nancy Lee Sanchez, is working to help community college students transfer successfully to universities and earn bachelor's degrees. Interview with Nancy Lee Sánchez, the Executive Director of Kaplan Educational Foundation. The following is the pre-interview with Nancy Lee Sánchez. Be sure to watch the recorded interview above. What is the problem you solve and how do you solve it? Problem: 81% of first-time beginning community college students from the bottom income quartile aspire to complete a bachelor’s degree, but only 21% transfer to four year institutions within 5 years, and only 10% attain a bachelor’s degree. (Horn & Skomsvold (2011); Shapiro et al. (2013)). Bachelor’s degree holders earn 31% more than those with an associate’s degree and 84% more than those with just a high school diploma. (Carnevale, Rose, and Cheah, 2011). Check out my free webinar where I share the secrets of successful nonprofit crowdfunding at http://crowdfundingforsocialgood.org.