In Open Admissions, Ned Bachus offers a window into the lives of our most overlooked students along with teaching and learning practices that transform lives.

Through the eyes of an award-winning writer and educator, Open Admissions details nontraditional college students breaking through barriers in ways that parallel the author’s own growth, integrating his insights on a four-decade career spent in education. Story after story demonstrates that the resources, guidance, and support offered at community colleges all across the country matter.