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June 27, 2013

College Information Intervention Needed for Low-Income Students

High-achieving, low-income students can benefit from detailed information about the college process, says a new report.

June 13, 2013

Success With College-Completion Goal Hinges on Helping Minority Students

A new report reflects slight improvements in college completion, but less success among Latino and Africa-American students.

September 21, 2012

Reports Highlight Colleges That Improve Minority Graduation Rates

New analysis by the Education Trust reveals the best colleges closing the completion gap for Hispanic and African-American students.

August 14, 2012

Report Finds Low Diversity Impacts Campus Discrimination

A new survey shows that minority students who attend colleges without much diversity are more likely to experience discrimination than those who go to schools with a more balanced student population from various ethnic and underrepresented minority groups.

August 02, 2012

Nonprofit Designed to Help First-Generation Students With SAT Prep

Young Stanford graduates hope to expand nonprofit providing SAT prep for low-income, first-generation students

July 09, 2012

High School Students Encouraged to Dream Big in Medical Careers

The University of Central Florida launched Health Leaders program to groom local underserved students for healthcare professions.

June 12, 2012

College Transition Programs Aimed to Improve Latino Achievement

Getting Latino students into and through college can be a challenge. Many are first-generation college students whose families aren't familiar with the U.S. higher education system and financial aid. There can be language barriers and a cultural reluctance to move away from family and borrow for s...

March 07, 2012

Report Outlines Top Colleges Graduating Latino Students

Excelencia in Education releases report of top 25 institutions graduating Latino students with postsecondary certificates and degrees.

February 14, 2012

Higher Ed. Community Reacts to Proposals in Obama's Budget

President's FY 2013 budget draws reaction from higher education community groups

November 29, 2011

Report Sheds Light on Factors Influencing College Graduation

A report out today looks at just who is getting a college degree, offering schools insight into the factors that lead to success and ways to better serve students. Completing College: Assessing Graduation Rates at Four-Year Institutions by the Higher Education Research Institute at the University o...

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