College completion program yields impressive results for Milwaukee students from low-income families

Friday, May 19, 2023
Wisconsin Public Radio

Mailyn Santibanez-Tanon was the 2021 valedictorian of Milwaukee Public School's Reagan High School. The first-generation student knew her parents couldn’t afford to pay for college, so she planned to attend technical college instead. To say her plans have drastically changed is an understatement. All-In Milwaukee, a college completion program that provides financial aid, advising and career support has been quietly changing the lives of hundreds of limited-income, high potential students in Milwaukee like Santibanez-Tanon.

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