Class of 2021: Graduating and Launching Your Career in a Pandemic
October 26, 2021 | Reese Lopez
Graduating in a pandemic creates a unique set of challenges for the class of 2021. According to , employment and labor force participation rates for recent college graduates have dropped....
Apps to Help Neurodivergent Students Thrive
September 24, 2021 | ACO Staff Writers
Students Still Thrive While Facing Different Challenges In the late 1990s, autistic sociologist Judy Singer coined the term neurodiversity. It refers to variations in the human brain that impact mental functions like moods, socialization, learning, and attention span. Neurodiversity recognizes that neurological differences are not negative traits, but still acknowledges the reality of the challenges […]
Pro Tips to Help You Get Used to College Campuses
June 25, 2021 | Staff Writers
First-year and stepping onto a college campus for the first time may experience anxiety, fear, or other negative emotions. However, they need not feel alone in their experience. Most college...
Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure Controversy
October 26, 2021 | Staff Writers
Nikole Hannah-Jones In spring 2021, journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones unexpectedly became the centerpiece of a national story at the intersection of race, politics, and academic freedom. She rose to national fame as a primary writer and creator of the 1619 Project, published by The New York Times Magazine. Her 1619 Project essay received U.S. journalism's highest […]
July 29, 2021 | Staff Writers
College students can , grants, and loans to fund their education. Tuition waivers provide another form of financial assistance. Learners may qualify for a waiver for various reasons, such as...
Scholarships for Adopted Students
September 2, 2021 | Staff Writers
Scholarships help millions of students pay for college, including adopted students and foster youth. Financial aid for adopted students and foster youth includes scholarships, grants, work-study programs, and loans. Students should always exhaust scholarships and grants before taking out federal or private loans. These forms of financial aid do not require repayment. Adopted students can […]
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