Mykesha Jackson, who is in her first year as a member of the Missouri College Advising Corps at New Madrid County Central, said she realized just how much her work is making a difference, when a student recently arrived in her office clu
Helping low-income, first-generation college and underrepresented high school students from Wyandotte and Johnson counties enter and complete higher education is the focus of Kansas State University's new Kansas State College Advisi
College Advising Corps is a program of AmeriCorps, the nation’s service program in which more than 75,000 Americans engage in intensive service each year at nonprofits, public agencies, and faith-based groups across the country.
These days, in the world of college admissions, top grades, talent and community service hours will get a student a knock at the door, but it’s going to take a bit of grit, school officials say, to cross the hallowed threshold.
Luz Pineda, who works full-time, is a senior at California State University, Northridge. Balancing the demands of work and school has been a challenge that leaves her little time for anything else, including sleep.
In an unusual recruiting trip, Harris-Stowe officials, along with several of its current students, visited several inner-city public schools in Kansas City earlier this spring to talk to students about going to college, and about what th