Tag: college diversity

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

Culture, Customs, and Different Kinds of Diversity on Campus

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Any student can add to campus diversity with their own unique culture. read more

Culture and Change in College

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Student, University of Wisconsin-Superior

A story of diversity, ignorance, social responsibility...and selfies read more

5 Questions to Evaluate Multicultural Commitment on Campus

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Assistant Director of Admissions, Waynesburg University

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 racial and ethnic backgrounds. read more