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Author(s):Center for Student Opportunity
Title:Center for Student Opportunity
Source:http://www.csopportunity.org/
Date:2006
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Short Description:Center for Student Opportunity™ (CSO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting higher education opportunities for first-generation and other historically underserved college-bound students.
Annotation:Center for Student Opportunity™ (CSO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting higher education opportunities for first-generation and other historically underserved college-bound students. Center for Student Opportunity intends to, over the next several years, become a nationally recognized clearinghouse of important information on local, regional, and national programs that assist the target student population in college guidance, preparation and admission.
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Admissions
College Access
College Access Programs
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
First Generation College Students
Low-Income Students
Minority/Race/Ethnicity
Non-traditional Students
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