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Author(s):Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Title:Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
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Organization:Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Short Description:This (Spanish language) guide assists Hispanic students and their families in preparing for college, beginning the college preparation process in middle school, and continuing through high school.
Annotation:This (Spanish language) guide assists Hispanic students and their families in preparing for college, beginning the college preparation process in middle school, and continuing through high school. Information about community college transfer and financial aid is included.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College and Career Planning (for Parents)
College and Career Planning (for Students)
Community Colleges
Financial Aid
First Generation College Students
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
Preparation/College Readiness
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Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Tips for finding a college match: Characteristics your child should consider
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Pacific Northwest scholarship guide - online
College Board scholarship search
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
National and state data
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Breaking through: Factsheet
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Explaining financial aid
How the borrowing process works
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Indiana college access funding organizations
The Education Network college planning site
Saving for College Website
Scholarship Help
The scholarship page
Merit aid and college access
National association of street schools
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Sallie Mae financial aid calculators
College Prep 101
Project on student debt.org
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
Kiplinger's 100 best values in public colleges
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Financial aid for Native American students
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Voices in urban education
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Quick facts about student debt
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
TRIO Programs
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Education Planner
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Indiana dollars for scholars
Education Trust, Inc
Trends in student aid 2005
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Access to the most selective private colleges by high-ability, low-income students: Are they out there?
Completing College: Assessing Graduation Rates at Four Year Colleges
Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Scholarships for Hispanics
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
Project Complete
Federal education budget project
Scholarship Gateway
Sticker shock quiz: How much does college really cost?
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends