Consolidates financial aid resources and content into a searchable online database for guidance counselors and other advisers who assist students through the process of selecting and financing their higher education to quickly access the information they need to support their students. Includes links to training to learn more about the financial aid process.
Acts as the nation’s first laboratory for translational research aimed at improving equitable outcomes in postsecondary education. The Lab helps to make findings from basic science useful for practical applications that enhance college attainment and human well being throughout the state, and in turn, the nation.
Provides parents and students with resources for transitioning from high school to college. The website offers resources on a variety of transition-related topics, from tips on picking a school that is the best fit, to ways to manage stress once on campus, to guidance on making a smooth transition for students dealing with issues like depression.
Describes what alternative spring break is to readers. Alternative spring breaks allow students to serve communities in a meaningful way. They can travel, meet new people, and feel the satisfaction that comes from working to improve communities — and lives. Much of the article is dedicated to opportunities available through Habitat for Humanity.