For community college students, especially for nontraditional students, the institutional capacity, faculty attitudes, lack of advisors and student support, and statewide and system-wide policy barriers can all be roadblocks to successful transfer to four-year engineering programs.
This report affirms the existence of these challenges, highlights innovative and interesting solutions tried by community colleges and four-year institutions to overcome them, and notes that many important research questions have not been answered.
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