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Jerry Trusty authored the first Center Research Monograph Effects of Students’ Middle-School and High-School Experiences on Completion of the Bachelor’s Degree. This monograph reports critically important research on the impact of students’ middle and high school experiences on later success in earning a Bachelor’s degree. In addition, the monograph presents a model that summarizes relationships between student experiences and later college success and identifies ways school counselors can intervene to foster success. This important work establishes significant relationships between proximal factors such as science and math course taking and long term success in higher education. It identifies specific points of intervention for school counselors that can be expected to have long term effects on student success.