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Author(s):Indiana Youth Institute
Title:Low-income students and college success: More than money
Source:http://www.iyi.org/issue_alert/low-income-stude...
Date:2008
Organization:Indiana Youth Institute
Short Description:While low-income students need enough money to attend college, money alone is not enough. In addition to support services provided by colleges and universities, parents and community organizations can make a real difference in helping low-income college students persevere and earn the college diploma needed to find a good paying job.
Annotation:Low-income students, even those who are successful academically, often face the greatest challenges in earning a college degree. Not all of those challenges are financial. While low-income students need enough money to attend college, money alone is not enough. In addition to support services provided by colleges and universities, parents and community organizations can make a real difference in helping low-income college students persevere and earn the college diploma needed to find a good paying job.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
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Financial Aid
Indiana
Interventions
Low-Income Students
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