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Helping Your Most At-Risk Students

Posted by Lori Reese on Apr 12, 2018 5:30:00 AM

They’re not asking for handouts. Most have one or two jobs, many have children and many spent their youth in foster care. All are in school, working to improve their lives. Many have insecure housing and food situations — or they are hungry and homeless altogether. Few receive government assistance. They are students who need help.

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Your School Needs Data on Students’ ROI

Posted by Lori Reese on Sep 22, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Students have one big concern when it comes to college: Whether education will lead to a good job. The focus on career has grown in recent years as Generation Z has matured and entered school. An increasing number of nontraditional students have also begun seeking to better their employment prospects with a degree.

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How to Help Students Get the Most Financial Aid

Posted by Kate Seat on Mar 3, 2016 7:00:00 AM
College is an expensive investment—that’s no secret. Even for your students who earn financial aid as incoming freshmen, it’s often vital for them to reapply, look for additional scholarships, and maintain the grades necessary to keep any multiple-year scholarships. Fortunately, there are many resources and opportunities for continuing or returning students.

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