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  • Shutting Low-Income Students Out of Public Four-Year Higher Education

    The National College Access Network has released a new white paper that takes a hard look at college affordability for students from low-income backgrounds. "This is not a problem on the margins of higher education. This is not a smattering of unaffordable institutions. This pervasive issue affects students in all 50 states. Without policy change that focuses on closing affordability gaps, the status quo of inequity will continue, denying students opportunities for economic mobility and personal and professional enrichment, and…
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  • Paving the way for opportunities

    Ana Perez-Villagomez, a freshman math major at Barnard College in New York, N.Y., is paving the way for herself and other first-generation students from low-income backgrounds. From an early age, Ana was fascinated by the idea of attending college. When she entered South Magnet High School in Omaha, Neb., she didn’t fully understand what college was, but was determined to get there. She would have conversations with her parents about attending college because she wanted to make them aware of…
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  • Launch! 2018

    College Possible Omaha's end-of-year celebration was a great success! It was a day of laughter, excitement and tears of joy as students celebrated their accomplishments. Nearly 450 students, guests, volunteers and College Possible staff gathered at The Salvation Army Omaha Kroc Center on April 21 to celebrate students who have spent many hours preparing for the ACT, completing financial aid paperwork, writing scholarship essays and applying to college. The event included student speakers and presentations as well as a keynote…
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