Tag: college diversity

Why and How to Seek Out Different Political Perspectives in College

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Freelance Writer

One of the best parts of college is being surrounded by diversity: in religion, culture--even thought. Here are some ways to engage with political diversity on campus. read more

Making the Most of Your Campus Resources as a First-Generation Student

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Freelance Writer

Colleges abound with resources for first-generation students, but it can be hard to know what they are. These are the campus resources you should look for. read more

5 Amazing Women's Colleges to Consider

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Have you considered attending a women's college? If you have (even if you haven't), check out these five amazing schools for girls only. read more

The Pressure of Being a First-Generation Student

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A look at some of the stresses you may face as a first-generation student and ways to alleviate the pressure. Plus, some of the positives of being the first in your family to go to college! read more

Applying to Out-of-State Colleges as a First-Generation Student

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It can be tough to figure out the higher education system as a first-generation student. What could make things more complicated? Applying to out-of-state colleges. This guide for first-gens can help you navigate the process. read more

Exploring a College's Cultural Fit

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Director of University Marketing, Enrollment Management, St. Thomas University

When there's a good cultural fit, you will feel at home at the final university you choose. Here's how to review your schools through this cultural lens. read more

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

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Stanford University

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

Help for Underserved Students: Taking Advantage of College Support Programs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A senior at California State University, Northridge, describes her experience participating in academic support programs for low-income, educationally disadvantaged, and first-generation students. read more

College Diversity: Where Do I Find It?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Where can you find diversity on campus during your college search and as a college student? Here are four important areas to start looking. read more

Being Muslim on Campus: The Good and The Bad

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A Muslim student shares her ups and downs on campus, from joining the Muslim Student Association at her college to dealing with Islamophobia from some of her peers. read more