College Success Support: Then and Now

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College students have been pushed to their limits over the past year and the pandemic has demonstrated their determination and resourcefulness like never before. This is true both in the ways they persevered through new challenges, but also in the ways they no longer could, as longstanding workarounds and fragile support systems were put to […]

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Financial Aid Verification: What’s Different this Year?

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For millions of students each year, college can seem out of reach before completing one important step ⁠— the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It may seem unceremonious, but this application can unlock grants, scholarships, federal work-study, and federal student loans, all helping to cover the cost of a college education. As an […]

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How To Celebrate Graduation In The Time Of Social Distancing

A student stands in cap and gown on her college campus.

In response to COVID-19, many colleges are shifting commencement ceremonies to virtual events, if not postponing indefinitely or canceling them altogether. After all their hard work through college, students graduating this semester may never have the opportunity to wear their cap and gown or walk across the graduation stage. It’s easy to imagine the disappointment […]

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5 Tips to Support College Students through COVID-19

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From campus closures to virtual learning, to the emotional toll of these uncertain times, it would be difficult to overstate the impact of COVID-19 on our college students. There was certainly no playbook for those supporting students through these unprecedented circumstances, but we’ve been inspired to see so many organizations rise to the challenge to […]

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