THE IMPORTANCE OF THE RIGHT PATH
Predictors of Academic Success:
While financial stability and work related issues rate as high as 54% for dropout cause, the highest correlative value for student retention is academic performance during the first year, in which 90% of students with over a 3.0 GPA graduate.
The highest predictors of academic success are interest and aptitude in the area of study, both rating between 25-30% for correlation of GPA.
The easiest and most statistically effective strategy to increase student retention is to better align students with their intellectual strengths and interests.Read the White Paper
GET RETENTION RIGHT
Creating Early Academic Engagement:
Tackle retention early by determining the best program you have to offer each student. Match them with that program and create a career pathway, so they know what’s coming after graduation.
Connecting Students to Individual Success
80% of students are undecided on their major and switch at least once. Connecting them early with best-fit majors is key to their individual success, and the school’s retention.
Empirically-Based Academic Mapping
Awato provides objective, empirically-based academic mapping and connects the student with identifying their bigger picture career path goals.
Motivate Every Student:
Help your students reflect about themselves and understand their education and career pathways in the first semester.
Excite students about the future:
85% of freshman said getting a better job was a major reason for going to college. Prove that your programs will do just that with Awato’s career matching.