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Low-Income Students Need Equitable Experiences, Not Just Free Tuition

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“More low-income students than ever before are now attending college — and that’s a good thing. Their experiences, however, are still far from equitable. Too few receive the support they need to build the social capital necessary to succeed alongside wealthier peers, who stand on the shoulders of college-educated parents and family members.”

Jim McCorkell, College Possible’s CEO and founder, shared his thoughts on the gaps that exist for students from low-income backgrounds and what colleges can do to create equitable experiences through opportunities like internships and study abroad.

Read more in his Op-Ed for Real Clear Education.

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