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.
Opening Doors for LGBTQ+ Students
LGBTQ+ mentors share how they’re paving the way for educational and career opportunities for queer youth.
For Students Like Me, the Arts Aren’t an 'Extra.’ They’re a Lifeline
Schools should aim to produce well-rounded students. They can’t do that if they don’t allocate resources and support for the arts.