A caravan of aunts, uncles, and cousins drove Alexandra Bernadotte from Mattapan to Dartmouth College in 1988, a triumphant parade of sorts for the Haitian immigrant family. But if getting into Dartmouth was a dream come true for Bernadotte, graduating … Continued
Troy Seppala, student of Communication at the University of Colorado, is in the first generation of his family to attend university. He transferred to CU-Boulder from a community college in his hometown of Vancouver, WA. Now entering his final semester … Continued
As the Trump administration takes aim at race-based college admissions policies, many of the country’s most competitive schools, including Ivy League universities, are struggling with an equally vexing problem: how to create more economic diversity on their campuses, giving strong … Continued
As teenagers make plans for the summer, several questions pop up. What do they want to do? Do they need to make money? To these we should add a question that might not always jump to mind: Will they have … Continued
Dennis Di Lorenzo’s parents never went to college. They were blue-collar people who believed in hard work but not necessarily the hard work of higher education. “They didn’t see the value in it,” said Mr. Di Lorenzo, now dean of … Continued
A team of “Gronk Nation Boston 2017” runners who finished the Boston Marathon this week on behalf of the Patriots tight end raised $90,410 for the player’s foundation. The group of 10 runners fundraised for the Gronk Youth Foundation, a … Continued
Emely and Evelyn Nunez were given a surprise visit this morning by the President of Regis College, Antoinette M. Hays, who presented both sisters with the Presidential Scholarship, a full tuition award based on their academic and leadership accomplishments. Ms. Hays … Continued
Although it’s been a long time, I vividly recall my reaction when I learned that I had been admitted to Amherst College: The admissions office must have made a terrible mistake.
A successful college experience must provide not just the right academic and social fit but also the right financial fit. A few suggestions to find yours.