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Regina Deil-Amen
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Regina Deil-Amen is an associate professor at the University of Arizona’s Center for the Study of Higher Education and co-author of the book, After Admission: From College Access to College Success. She is the Principal Investigator for “Getting Connected: Harnessing the Power of Social Media to Enhance Community College Student Success,” and a Public Voices Fellow with The OpEd Project.

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Obama's Free Community College Plan Rewards Frugality

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 3:55 PM

President Obama's plan to make the first two years of community college free would finally reward rather than punish students who are frugal about college costs. The majority of our nation's students, almost 60 percent, begin their postsecondary education in a community college, which is the most inexpensive...

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How For-Profit Institutions Peddle College to the Poor

(12) Comments | Posted January 24, 2014 | 10:58 AM

Across the nation, most prospective students applying to selective colleges have wrapped up their applications. They have showcased their test scores, listed numerous examples of leadership and community service, and crafted essays to demonstrate their uniqueness. In essence, they've packaged themselves to "sell" to college admissions gatekeepers, hoping to gain...

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