For many students, the years from sixth to eighth grade can be the most difficult of their entire schooling career. The middle school years are filled with changes – physically, socially, and academically – and middle schoolers can benefit from solid relationships, both with their peers and with the adults in their lives. How do you help them build ... Read More
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What is a First-Generation College Student?
As college has become more accessible, thousands of young people have opted to continue their education beyond high school. For some, the dream of a college degree is attainable in a way that wasn’t for their parents. But what is a first-generation college student? Who is a First-Generation College Student? As high school students approach graduation, ... Read More
10 Incentive Ideas for Your Student Support Services Program
It’s no secret that today’s college experience is vastly different than it was just a generation ago. Now more than ever, today’s college student often has multiple commitments beyond academics. Extracurriculars, co-curriculars, social clubs and events, sports, and even social media each command a portion of their attention. For first-generation college ... Read More
Introducing the TRiO Perks Student Portal
TRIO program administrators! Now your TRIO students can participate more fully in your program by logging into the TRiO Perks student portal! What’s in the Student Portal? The TRiO Perks Student Portal is filled with lots of information that’s important to your program participants. In it, students can see their points balance, view messages, and shop ... Read More