High school students are often challenged when making choices about higher education. These choices are wrought with complex issues, such as planning a budget, choosing a major, making a short list of institutions to apply to, and numerous other aspects, which can make the process daunting.
The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center recently reported that transfer student enrollment has continued to drop year over year, showing a 10 percent decline. This is especially true for traditional college-age students aged 18-24, where 13.6 percent less students transferred to a college or university. Fewer students than ever before are successfully transferring between institutions. Notably, the majority of these transfer losses according to the same report are occurring at community colleges, which have seen the vast majority of total enrollment losses among all higher education providers.
Colleges and universities provide students with much more than degrees. Developing professional skills while additionally fostering ethical leadership, requires a commitment to many facets within a student’s total academic journey. From excellent academic support, to travel and social activities, the ways in which a university engages with a student is very comprehensive. Among the various student engagements, are the resources and care required to support the mental health for all members within a learning community.
We can’t wait to see the next wave of innovations higher education leaders will help craft and shape. The connection between Ivy.ai and higher ed institutions is seamless. In fact, our company was born during a meeting of educators and technologists discussing how to best help, retain, and encourage students to thrive in college.
Many technological advancements have made a positive impact in our lives, from the added convenience of voice recognition and the virtual personal- and teachers’- assistants to self-driving cars, as well as the reactive machines used in games for our entertainment. Some forms of artificial intelligence indeed make our lives easier.
Let’s talk about the future of higher education and why it is going to be spectacular. That’s right, I said spectacular! I want to raise your spirits because, even casual observers are stumbling on one of the numerous higher-ed “doomsday reports” and might feel a bit discouraged.
The advent of artificial intelligence has increased conveniences and sped up an array of processes, affecting us in all aspects of life. And, with the ever-growing urge to make improvements in experiences, and also enhance methods and efficiencies, there is no sign of it stopping.
Most of us have heard the warnings. Artificial intelligence or “AI” is here and is expected to rapidly impact the ways in which we live and work. Every industry and organization ranging from healthcare, entertainment, business and of course, education seems to be talking about AI.
Artificial intelligence continues to reshape our expectations for service and support. Traditional college students and adult learners alike have found a seamless support experience when working with major retailers and in the consumer market in general.
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