Want to help victims of hurricane Harvey? The most effective way is by making a monetary donation. The following is only a partial list of organizations based in Texas that you can donate to, to help relief efforts.
The nonprofit College Success Foundation (CSF) recently issued a survey which found that many “low-income, B-average students who received scholarships to college” had, after graduation, landed good jobs, volunteered in their communities, and expected their children to go to college, too.
A new proposal by a graduate from Yale Law School, Thomas Scott-Railton, seeks to improve integration at high schools by asking colleges to give priority to students from schools that have a certain percentage of economic integration.
Which higher education institutions are the most impactful in the nation? Right off the bat, most would say the elite universities, such as Harvard and Stanford. But when it comes to how many lives are actually being touched and changed through higher education, it makes sense to consider the impactful role of community colleges, where diversity is high and where the adversity students have faced shapes classroom conversations to be richer and fuller.
While open online courses are traditionally seen as providing equal opportunity for students of all economic and social backgrounds, recent studies show that the same obstacles that prevent students from attaining higher education at universities persist in online classes.
For the last year and especially now, foreign students who were considering applying for universities in the United States are expressing fear and uncertainty in attending a school in a country that will be led by President-elect Trump.