Stories tagged: "college"


US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden’s New Student Loan Repayment Plan Would Help Millions of Working and Middle-Class Americans 

Under the new plan, borrowers who earn less than roughly $30,600 a year would owe $0 a month on their federal student loans, effectively pausing them. A borrower who’s in a family of four and makes less than roughly $62,400 would also see their payments paused.

Maria Dominguez speaking into megaphone
Arizona Resolution Could Allow Undocumented Students to Pay In-State Tuition

Undocumented students currently have to pay 150% of tuition at state universities. A proposed resolution could qualify them for in-state rates.

latino-college-covid-19
Latino College Enrollment Was Surging. Then COVID-19 Happened.

A new study shows 5.4% of Latino undergraduate college students dropped out because of the COVID-19 crisis.

Latino students reconsider college plans amid pandemic
Rethinking Your College Plans? Against All Odds Latino Students Must Stay The Course.

Without money and fearful of COVID-19 infections, students are turning away from going to college at alarming rates, leading some institutions to close for good.

Education Latina Mother and Daughter
Organization Helps Latina Mothers and Daughters Succeed

For decades, young Latinas struggle in higher numbers than their peers with depression and suicide, Con mi madre, an organization in Texas, uses the mother and daughter bond to help them succeed.

Image via Unsplash by Ronny Sison
What Does the College Choice for Latino Families Look Like in a Pandemic World?

With 49% of Latinos saying someone in their household has either lost their job or experienced a reduction in income due to the pandemic, the college dream might not be a priority, but students still have good and affordable options.

Latino college students coronavirus
The Effect Of COVID-19 On College Admissions For Latinos

Covid-19 is forcing colleges to adapt, but Latino students may be left behind with limited access to school counselors and information.