First Generation College Blogs


This is a prime time to help connect your under-represented students, schools, and community with free college access programs. Below we list programs and scholarships for students who need the most help accessing college.

Springtime Deadlines for Free College Readiness and Scholarship Programs



When I was a senior in high school applying to colleges, I avoided liberal arts colleges altogether. I swept them aside because I just didn’t know enough about them. But after a year at a large university I started looking for a smaller scale. I then transferred to Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota close to Minneapolis. I loved it and I have to credit this school for largely making me the person and student that I am today.

10 Tips for Why You Should Consider a Liberal Arts ...



Johanna wants all high school juniors and seniors to take the SAT and other tests seriously. You can get fee waivers to take them twice---each test--SAT, ACT, and Subject Tests....for free.

Johanna: Video Tips–Take SATs seriously. You can take them for ...