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Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates

This book examines the connection between college experiences and a range of post-college outcomes, including graduate school attendance, employment status, financial stability, living arrangements, romantic relationships, and civic engagement.

academically-adriftAcademically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses

This book explores the relationship between academic demands, student engagement, and student learning during the first two years of college.

documentingDocumenting Uncertain Times: Post-graduate Transitions of the Academically Adrift Cohort

How did the Academically Adrift cohort fare after college? We explore their financial and social circumstances two years after graduation.

improvingImproving Undergraduate Learning: Findings and Policy Recommendations from the SSRC-CLA Longitudinal Project

This report extends findings reported in Academically Adrift by documenting students’ learning gains over four full years of college (from freshman to senior year). It also presents recommendations for policymakers, institutions, and practitioners for how to improve undergraduate learning.

learningLearning to Reason and Communicate in College: Initial Findings from the CLA Longitudinal Study

How much did the Academically Adrift cohort learn during their freshman and sophomore year of college?