Strategies to Empower Low-Income and Minority Students in Gaining Admission to and Paying for College
Publication Date: November 2008
Publisher(s): Education Commission of the States
Author(s): Jennifer Dounay
Keywords: underserved students; high school counseling; financial aid; college access
Coverage: United States
This policy brief identifies four types of barriers created by federal, state and local policies that pose a particular challenge for aspiring first-generation college students in the college and financial aid application process.