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Keep them connected to your program. We're aggressively contacting all our majors at least once a month to try to keep them engaged.  We'll study the results at the end of the year to see if we've retained them better.  From College Inc.:

Winter break is high season for dropouts
One of the things we've noticed in our work with thousands of students each day is that the holidays are also a time when many students make a decision to change course. This is particularly true of first-year students just three or four months into their college careers. In fact, half of all students who drop out of college will do so within their first year.