Posts tagged: First-Generation College Students - Diverse
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Why We Had to be Our Own College Counselors and How Congress Can Help

by Christine Rodriguez | April 16, 2019 There’s been so much attention lately about the college admission scandal — rich parents tr Read more

Yes Virginia, There is a Choice

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Like many other students of color who receive messages that they’re not good enough, I had re [...] Read more

An A+ Punishment for Felicity And Others: Create Cy Pres Awards. For Real.

by Karen Gross | April 9, 2019
Those pleading guilty in the college admissions scandal can donate large sums of money to a cy [...] Read more

College Admissions is a Regressive Tax on Low-Income Students

by Ashu Desai | April 3, 2019
Recently, federal prosecutors charged dozens of wealthy parents with bribing college officials [...] Read more

Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez : Shaped by the Power of Education

by | March 22, 2019
Whether it is cheering on the Wolverines at sporting events, engaging with faculty during “Ta [...] Read more

Three CSU Institutions are Ranked Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs

by | March 11, 2019
Intentional diversity, a culture of constant improvement and a staff­ committed to meeting the [...] Read more

UNCF Issues First Ever State of HBCUs Address, Launches HBCU Congressional Honor Roll

by | March 5, 2019
Institutional leaders, elected officials, advocates and other supporters of the nation’s his [...] Read more

IIE Summit Highlights the Importance of Study Abroad

by Melanie Eversley | February 20, 2019
Against a backdrop of young people who communicate in fewer words and more pictures, and with y [...] Read more

CUNY School of Medicine Aims to Impact Health Care Disparities

by Lois Elfman | February 19, 2019
The two-year-old City University of New York (CUNY) School of Medicine is the rare medical scho [...] Read more

Modeling Behavior And Fostering a Sense of Well-Being For First-Generation College Students

by Curtis L. Todd | February 14, 2019
First-generation college students are frequently found in the margins of important collegiate e [...] Read more

Pathways to Law School Program is Yielding Success Stories

by Lydia Lum | February 8, 2019
Launched in 2014, the initiative aims to diversify the legal profession by targeting members of [...] Read more

Sorority Life as an Act of Resistance

by | January 14, 2019
My expectations of life as a Black, college student in the 90’s were largely shaped by a TV s [...] Read more

Immigrant Identity

by Claudia García-Louis | January 11, 2019
As a first-generation Mexican immigrant woman, who stands at just 5 feet tall, I knew navigatin [...] Read more

‘The Best Dissertation is a Finished Dissertation’ Reconsidered

by | December 16, 2018
Throughout my time as doctoral student, there is one piece of advice that I keep hearing that i [...] Read more

Scholar-Practitioner Finds His ‘Home’ in Residential Life

by | December 11, 2018
Growing up with 14 siblings in rural Nebraska, Dr. Jim Tweedy had his first taste of privacy wh [...] Read more
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