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Individual Coaching Demystifies College for First-Generation Applicants

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college-students-groupStudents who are the first in their family to apply to college are the least likely to have had help navigating the complex process.

A group called the College Advising Corps is trying to turn that disparity around. It partners with high schools and universities to recruit and pay recent college grads to advise lower-income, first-generation students on getting into college.

Read the full story via PBS NewsHour: Individual Coaching Demystifies College for First-Generation Applicants

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