Tag: racial diversity

What are HBCUs?

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Vice President and Dean of Admissions, Quinnipiac University

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

Defining Diversity

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Assistant Dean of Admissions, Co-Director of Multicultural Recruitment, Swarthmore College

A diverse college or university is an exciting and beneficial place to be a student. Why? Students who have classmates, professors, and mentors from different backgrounds are exposed to new viewpoints and perspectives. As a result, they are more likely to become open-minded and global thinkers. read more

How can I measure college support for students with learning disabilities?

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Associate Director, Educational Directions, Inc.

I caution students that they must first "know what you need." College is not about remediation for your learning issues; it is about accommodation. read more

When colleges talk about "diversity," what does that entail?

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Vice President and Dean of Admissions, Quinnipiac University

You can measure a college's diversity in comparison to others in similar settings and who are similar types of colleges. read more