Improving Student Retention: A Student Services Perspective

The following research examines the level of impact student services interventions have on student retention in America‘s colleges and universities. This research also addresses the influence of the Adlerian philosophy on student services philosophies. Outcome statistics and methodologies have been evaluated from 15 empirical articles on this subject to provide a comprehensive approach to the topic. Additional Qualitative and Quantitative research has been collected, recorded and summarized by the author to provide additional evidence to this project. The results of this project uncover mixed data regarding a variety of student services interventions and their impact on student attrition.

Jill Carlson
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