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  • Study Finds Factors in First-Generation Student Success

    Of the 19.9 million students attending American colleges and universities this fall, it is estimated that half of these students are the first in their families to attend college. These first-generation learners face a myriad of non-academic challenges in obtaining their degrees, leading to a graduation rate of less than 11%. What does this mean for the future of the country’s universities…and for the future of the country? In a new report from the Center for First-Generation Student Success, NASPA…
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  • College Possible Receives Inaugural Evergreen National Education Prize

    First-Ever Prize Recipient Recognized for Building and Catalyzing a National Network of College Coaches that Reach Every Low-Income Student Earlier this week, at an event featuring education and philanthropic leaders from around the country, the Evergreen Prize judge committee announced that College Possible received the first-ever Evergreen National Education Prize. More than 70 groundbreaking organizations from across the country submitted applications this summer for the inaugural prize, all of whom are seeking to elevate our nation’s low-income youth to postsecondary…
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  • Finding Her Direction

    Growing up in the greater Philadelphia area, Sarah Libros knew that there was a significant problem in her community surrounding education equity, but it was not an area that she expected to focus on professionally. After earning a bachelor’s degree in social and cultural studies from Goldsmiths, University of London, Sarah remained in London for a year to work. While preparing to move back to the United States, Sarah was focused on finding work that she would feel passionate about.…
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