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College And Bust: Why So Many Students Don't Stay The Course

College completion rates vary widely, but one thing sticks out: they're nowhere near as high as they should be. In 2009, President Obama set a goal of having the United States be the nation with the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. Today, the U.S. hasn't even cracked the top ten of countries with 25-34 year-olds that hold an associate degree or higher. We discuss why this is the case and what can be done to fix it.

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