Why Poor Students' College Plans 'Melt' Over The Summer
By David Greene • Jul 16, 2013
Originally published on July 16, 2013 6:21 am
A large number of poor high school students, who say they are continuing on to college, fail to show up in the fall. The reason is referred to as the "summer melt." Students face many hurdles over the summer including lack of resources and mentors.