As Missouri strives to reach 60% of its working-age adults with a quality postsecondary credential, the Missouri Department of Higher Education launched a new Success Services program for 2018-19.
We are working to provide services and resources for college professionals to help students succeed academically, financially, and personally, as they work through their program of study, and ultimately to the completion of their certificate or degree. These services are being developed based on the best practices and successful outcomes experienced by postsecondary institutions participating in Missouri's Default Prevention Grant during the years 2001-2018.
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Peer Counselor Pilot
Success Services has launched a pilot program with Missouri colleges to begin implementing a peer counselor program. Students often are more likely to seek guidance from a knowledgeable peer. The program's goals are to reduce student loan borrowing, increase retention and degree attainment, and help students succeed academically, financially, and personally.
More information and resources will be added to this webpage on a regular basis.