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For the better part of the past century, America has enjoyed the reputation of having the best higher education system in the world—a system that has produced the highest proportion of college-educated citizens. Through a consistent focus on student access, our institutions have provided millions of Americans the opportunity to attend college. Unfortunately, far too few students are completing their education and not receiving a degree or certificate. The result is that nearly one dozen nations have passed us by in college completion, making our economy increasingly vulnerable to international competition.