Latino students




Martin advises parents to let their children go away. Let them grow and become mature adults and make your family stronger. College is four years they can never get back. Martin should know. He is the first in his family to go to college and he has a presidential scholarship to Villanova-3000 miles away but he is never far from his family in spirit or support.

Part I-Four Years They’ll Never Get Back-Let your child go ...



Williams spent months on his college application essays. They worked, and he got a full ride to Boston College and thousands of dollars in scholarships. He focused on what made him an individual. You can do the same even if you only have a few days to write your essays.

Focus on individuality. Williams’ College Essay Approach


Consider four year private colleges. They want diverse, low-income students. Arthur and Jesus share their reasons for applying.

Why We Are Applying to Private Four Year Colleges