Two scientists of Stanford University’s School of Education published the results of their study in which they compared the data of more than 13,500 BA students. They conclude that students who are coached and have a mentor also had a higher chance to finish their studies.
“The results are clear: coaching had a clear impact on retention and completion rates,” Professor Bettinger said in a statement released with the report (NY Times).
The study has been reported about in the NY Times. You can find the detailed results here.
Title: The Effects of Student Coaching in College: An Evaluation of a Randomized Experiment in Student Mentoring.