Obama Plans to Lower College Costs: "We've Got a Crisis"
Obama Plans to Lower College Costs: "We've Got a Crisis"
By Samantha Leal | 08/23/2013 - 16:24

College seems to be getting pricier every year, and President Obama has proposed a plan to lower those rising costs, reports NBC Latino. The new plan has a few points, one of which would be rewarding colleges for enrolling and graduating low-to-moderate income students, and strengthening academic progress requirements for students receiving aid.


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Gain the Freshmen 15--Tips for College Freshmen
Gain the Freshmen 15: Tips for College Freshmen
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/23/2013 - 14:12

Congrats, you've made to to college! Now what? For many new college students, their first year away from home can be trying. There's a lot to deal with: new school, new friends, and the dreaded "Freshman 15." Well, maybe not that last part. 

We're taking that old weight-gain worry turning it on it's head. Here are 15 tips that’ll help you get the most out of your first year of college!

 

 


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Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/01/2013 - 15:19

A recent study called "Separate and Equal" by Georgetown University has found that while more Hispanics and African-Americans are going to college, they have very little access to selective colleges.


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Number of U.S. Hispanic-Serving Colleges is On the Rise
Number of U.S. Hispanic-Serving Colleges is On the Rise
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/05/2013 - 11:28

There's some great news coming in today for Latinos from the world of higher education. NBC Latino reports that the number of colleges and universities recognized as Hispanic-Serving Institutions has increased from 311 in 2010-2011 to 356 in 2011-2012. The larget jump ever seen during a single year!


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Eva Longoria
30 Latino Stars You Never Knew Went To College!
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 05/22/2013 - 15:57

With so many celebrity magazines in the world and so many entertainment shows, there’s not much we don’t know about our favorite celebrities. But one thing most people don’t know is where their favorite celebs went to la universidad! Find out where your favorite Latino celebs went to college.


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America Ferrera
30 Latino Stars You Never Knew Went To College!
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 05/16/2013 - 10:01

With so many celebrity magazines in the world and so many entertainment shows, there’s not much we don’t know about our favorite celebrities. But one thing most people don’t know is where their favorite celebs went to la universidad! Find out where your favorite Latino celebs went to college.


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Latino Graduates More Likely to Enroll in College Than Non-Hispanic Whites
Latino Graduates More Likely to Enroll in College Than Non-Hispanic Whites
By Sugey Palomares | 05/10/2013 - 11:35

Latinos are enrolling into college more than ever. According to a Pew Research Center analysis, a record seven out of ten (or 69%) of Latino high school graduates enrolled into college during fall 2012. In contrast, the results are 2% higher than non-Hispanic whites and 6% higher than African Americans.


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Court Rulings Help Undocumented Immigrants' College-Bound Kids
By Samantha Leal | 09/07/2012 - 09:40

While many states debate the availability of public benefits for undocumented immigrants who qualify for Obama's executive order, some states have already been denying certain state benefits, including in-state tuition and scholarships, to American citizens who are the children of undocumented immigrants, reports the New York Times


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College Graduates
College-Educated Latinos Struggle to Find High-Earning Jobs
By Sugey Palomares | 08/29/2012 - 17:00

Latinos may be the largest minority group enrolled in 2-year and 4-year colleges, according to a recent Pew Research Center study, but a new report highlights that Latino college graduates are having a hard time entering the workforce with high-earning positions.


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New College for Undocumented Students to Open in California
By Samantha Leal | 08/01/2012 - 09:55

A new project called National Dream University, a collaboration between the University of California, Los Angeles Center for Labor Research and Education and the National Labor College, will offer online courses for college credit to young immigrant and labor rights activists who want to attend college.


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