ASU wins race to keep freshmen in college

<p><em>Arizona Daily Star</em> reports that ASU is winning the state championship in the freshman retention race.</p><p>"For those not used to college lingo, 'retaining' a freshman just means he or she sticks around to become a sophomore. Easy right? Wrong. Each year, about 1,500 freshmen quit the UA before they become sophomores. A similar number of freshmen quit ASU. And about 1,000 freshmen quit NAU.</p><p>"But back to ASU pulling ahead to become the winner. Percentage wise, ASU has been improving its freshman retention rate for at least three straight years."</p>Article source: Arizona Daily Star

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