Tag Archives: college access

  1. Higher Education and Beyond

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    August 21, 2016 by poverty2professional

    Being the first in your family to go to college is a bold, pioneering venture, and there’s not always a clearly defined trail to follow.

  2. College Acceptance and Decisions

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    July 12, 2016 by poverty2professional

    How DO you make a solid college selection if you’re the first in your family to go?

  3. College Costs HOW Much?! Scholarships and Financial Aid 101

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    July 4, 2016 by poverty2professional

    In college I studied abroad, lived on campus, and then finished two years in grad school…debt free.

  4. 5 Tips for Homeless Teens Writing College Essays

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    June 6, 2016 by poverty2professional

    Writing a personal statement for college, but don’t know where to start? Look no further!

  5. The Funny Post

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    May 25, 2016 by poverty2professional

    When you take the plunge, go with the flow.

  6. School on Wheels, Inc.


    May 1, 2016 by poverty2professional

    The life-blood of any nonprofit worth its salt is its community of volunteers. Volunteers are the folks who embody the …
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  7. The Study Sanctuary

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    April 19, 2016 by poverty2professional

    Being homeless, I never told anyone where I studied. I let them assume I had a desk, Wikipedia, and stuff like everyone else.

  8. Crunch Time


    April 11, 2016 by poverty2professional

    If you’re poor you get two free shots at the SAT. And then you realize you’re missing your student ID.

  9. Better Stay Healthy: Sleep and Homelessness


    March 21, 2016 by poverty2professional

    Teenagers are recommended 9+ hours of sleep a night. But I was a homeless teenager. 9 hours doesn’t happen.

  10. Why P2P?

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    November 20, 2015 by poverty2professional

    It’s about this time, in November 2007 and not too far off from Thanksgiving, that my father and I were evicted from our home. …We were homeless.