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How the UNC system passes the test is seemingly simple: graduate more students from rural parts of North Carolina and low income households; graduate more students within five years. What makes the test not so simple to pass is issues not so easily measured in rates or statistics. Those highlighted included the pressure on unprepared students to attend a university; post high school alternatives under-promoted because of the attention placed on university attendance.
Universities across North Carolina have an eclectic approach when it comes to their degree programs. Recognizing the collective student body’s transformation in the past few decades, universities such as NC State and High Point University are trying to better meet their students’ needs. Examples include NC State’s MBA collaboratories, or half day workshops involving field experts and senior leaders, and High Point’s MBA courses, which are typically twenty minute lecture, two hour and forty minute group discussion and interaction.