College students and parents are already looking ahead to the 2019—2020 school year with the FAFSA- the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The great news is that the Department of Education just launched “myStudentAid” app to make it easier for students and families to fill out the federal student aid application through their mobile phones. Continue reading 3 Tips for Filling Out Applications for College Financial Aid
Being both young and Hispanic can feel daunting in America. Adversity can create obstacles and discourage young Hispanics from dreaming large. However, some young Hispanic-Americans are shattering the status quo. One of those people is Dan Esterly.
Continue reading Orphan to Leader
The ADP Foundation Provides Grant to HACE’s Latina Women’s Leadership Program Continue reading ADP Foundation Awards Grant For Mujeres De Hace Program
As the job market rapidly changes, STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math – skills have become increasingly valuable. These careers are among the fastest-growing and highest-paying, yet Latinas only account for 3 percent of the industry. Continue reading 10 Latinas Making Their Mark in the STEM World
Jawaun Williams always felt a void growing up on the South Side, going to schools with a predominantly black student population. Continue reading The University Of Illinois Launches Program To Create More Black And Latino Male Teachers
By Kate Rahbari
Even if my high school self could teleport to the future to witness my accomplishments with my own eyes, I would still deny what I see today. I am one of only a handful of Native Americans in medical school, and I am in my third year of a dual MD-PhD program. For many, these are marks of hard work and success. But for me, they are marks of luck and circumstance.
Continue reading We Are Not Alone
By Karen Turtle
A professional career tends to develop in quite distinct stages. Early careers are often defined by uncertainty—this is a period where the learning curve can be at its steepest, and is also, for those go-getters among us, a time where progression up the ladder is frequently at its fastest.
Continue reading Are You Ready to Apply for an Executive MBA?
According to the U.S. Department of Education, 20 percent of undergraduate students did not apply for financial aid in 2011-12.
Continue reading 4 Tips to Consider When Comparing Financial Aid Packages
Laura Marquez’s job description is centered on one important mission — to bridge the gap and widen the doors of opportunity for the Latino community. It’s a mission that has remained consistent throughout her career. While serving in the Obama Administration, she was the Director of Outreach and Recruitment within the White House Presidential Personnel Office. Now, while at Google, she is the Head of Latino Engagement. Continue reading From The Obama Administration To Google: How This Latina Is Championing The Latinx Community
Scholarships are a great way to pay for college, and unlike loans they don’t need to be repaid. But winning scholarships takes time, dedication, intensive research, and hard work—especially for essays. It’s deadline time for college applications, so it’s important to start the search for free money now!