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Empowered by Perspective: Top Tips for Minority and First-Gen College Students

For minority, first-generation, and low-income students, preparing for college can be daunting. But this advice from their peers can help!read more

5 Questions to Evaluate Multicultural Commitment on Campus

In the early 1900s, the United States of America became known as a "melting pot," a nation whose culture was defined by the fusion of people from differing read more

College Search and Scholarship Resources for Students with Learning Disabilities

Here you'll find scholarships, helpful advice, and lists of schools just for LD students and their families navigating the college search and application read more

Common Denominators: College Success Factors Among Minority and First-Generation Students

College is tough. For students without adequate support systems in place, it can be even tougher, particularly amongst first-generation and multicultural read more

Multiculturalism on Campus: Where Does it Live?

Here are a few questions to consider as you begin to look under the hood and kick the tires of the colleges on your list: is multiculturalism an integral and read more

Geographic Diversity as a College Selection Strategy

Location. Location. Location. We often hear this buzzword associated with the real estate market and marketing concepts. However, location is often overlooked read more

Ask The Experts

Q: Should I disclose my learning disability on my college applications?

A: This is a sensitive topic for students who don't want to hurt their chances of admission, and don't want to be pinned with a label. The bottom line: the choice is yours to make. read more


Q: What are HBCUs?

A: HBCU means Historically Black Colleges and Universities. There are 105 schools in 22 states.read more


Q: What kinds of college search resources are there for LD students?

A: Most college/admission guidebooks, general college search sites, and individual college websites and publications can be sources of information. read more


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