The Impact of Financial Aid on Postsecondary Persistence: A Review of the Literature

    Vol. 37, No. 3, 2008 p. 30 

    by R. Michael Haynes

    This article identifies the conundrum that exists between removing financial access barriers to college and the student recipients’ inability to sustain reenrollment. After reviewing the findings of 7 research studies related to the impact of financial aid on persistence, the article concludes with a discussion of possible intervention strategies to employ in conjunction with fi nancial aid packages.