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
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
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
When is the FAFSA Due?
Senior year in high school is filled with important and exciting milestones. Many students are preparing for the next steps in their educational careers by applying to colleges. One of the most important activities that take place for these college-bound students is seeking financial aid. Nearly $3 billion (yes, Billion) in federal financial aid goes ... Read More