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Surge in students seeking accommodations for mental health disorders

A growing number of college students are registering with disability services for psychological conditions, prompting new efforts to address students’ short- and long-term needs.

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May 13, 2022
What will it take to close career achievement gaps?

Even when they hold the same college degree, low-income students, students of color, and first-generation students still find it more difficult to land a good job after graduation than wealthier, white peers.

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May 13, 2022
The uneven burden and benefit of state merit scholarships

State scholarship programs that award aid based on academic achievement have been touted as a way to increase opportunity for students from all backgrounds. Years later, they are perpetuating racial gaps.

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May 13, 2022
Transfers from two-year programs to four-year colleges fell 11.6% last year

A new report shows declining transfer enrollment, especially among students moving from community colleges to four-year programs, a crucial pathway for both students and institutions.

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May 06, 2022
The push to reveal higher ed’s ‘hidden curriculum’

Hoping to shed light on the unspoken expectations of higher education, a new series shows how first-generation students are navigating the “hidden curriculum” on college campuses.

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May 06, 2022
Housing crunch leaves U.S. college students with few options

Nationwide rent increases and housing shortages in college towns have left many institutions scrambling to find students a place to live.

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May 06, 2022
University of California to waive tuition and fees for state residents from federally recognized tribes

Starting in fall 2022, California residents from federally recognized Native American, American Indian, and Alaska Native tribes will no longer have to pay tuition or fees to attend schools in the University of California system.

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