Grounded: One Student’s Journey to Afford an Education
Overwhelmed by student loans and growing interest, an aspiring airline pilot struggles to finish his pilot training. He is one of the 43.4 million Americans who are in student loan debt.
Inequitable Tuition Places College Out of Reach for Some Dreamers
Undocumented students are priced out of college in Arizona and in other states where they are ineligible for in-state tuition.
For Disadvantaged Students, College Debt Leaves No Margin for Error
The steep cost of higher education may lead some people to commit to a major before they’re ready and, after they graduate, feel pressure to take a job to earn enough to cover loans—or pay an even higher price.
The Crushing and Inequitable Burden of Student Debt
What would it take to solve the $1.6 trillion student debt crisis?
The Loans That Steal Dreams
A recipient of Robert F. Smith's landmark donation to Morehouse College’s class of 2019 offers his perspective on how student loans deter millennials from pursuing their career aspirations and deepen the wealth gap in America.
How Insufficient Resources Feed the Pressure to Graduate
Many Latinx students shoulder the burdens of paying for college, excelling academically, and managing their family’s expectations.
Culturally Responsive Support Is Key When College and COVID-19 Collide
The Covid-19 pandemic is threatening years of gains in college enrollment and high school graduation rates for Latinx students.
The Power of a Dorm Experience for Underserved Students
If we want students to thrive outside of school, we need to offer them opportunities to learn the skills they need to do so.
What’s It Like to Graduate and Start College During a Pandemic?
As the school year ends, three Colorado students reflect on a year of extra hurdles, frequent quarantines, and navigating transitions in challenging circumstances.