Students Deserting College Dreams During The Summer Melt - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Students Deserting College Dreams During The Summer Melt

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47 ABC - The summer melt is happening now, and it has nothing to do with the weather. A startling statistic from Harvard University shows that an estimated 20% of high school graduates in urban areas abandon their college plans over the summer. That number increases to 40 percent if they planned to attend a community college. Some major causes of the melt are lack of financial aid, failing to meet course enrollment deadlines, and not registering for summer orientations

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