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LOW INCOME COLLEGE STUDENTS
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The Real Reasons Why Low-Income Students Don’t Apply To Elite Universities
Professor of English at Utica College, and author of Transform...
As a former high-achieving, low-income student, who now teaches at a college serving other first-generation college students
How One Top College Ended A Policy That Weeded Out Poor Students
Many elite colleges don't want too many low-income kids
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New Data Shows Poor Students Are Still Struggling To Graduate College
By Annie Waldman, ProPublica
There's a major gap between low-income and wealthy students.
On the Road to Higher Ed: First Time College Students Begin their Journey
Education Savings Advocate
While we applaud all first time college students this month as they move forward toward their dreams, let's offer a special shout out to those students whose paths were not assumed and who may have had a more difficult time getting and staying on route.
Diverse Conversations: Supporting Underserved Populations in Higher Education
Editor of The Edvocate & The Tech Edvocate
First-generation, low-income and minority students fare better when they have adequate access to financial aid, support programs that properly introduce them to and sustain them through the academy, and proper high school preparation that equips them to handle the rigor of college work.
Ensuring Success for Low-income College Students
President, Trinity Washington University
It's not really "news" that some students do not complete their degrees on a traditional timetable; what's big news is that many do ultimately earn their degrees and go on to become great examples of academic achievement to inspire their children and families.
Student Aid Invests in the Nation's Future
Dr. David Svaldi
President, Adams State University
President Reagan stated that the American Dream was possible for anyone, as long as they were willing to pay for it. Of course, we are all responsible for ourselves. But this does not mean we have no responsibility to others or to the future.
Lack Of Grant Aid Keeps Low-Income Students From College: Report
62 percent of low-income parents rated college expenses as "very important" in 2004, as compared with 49 percent in 1992
College Degrees Fail To Lift Many Young Adults Out Of Poverty, Study Finds
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