Tag Archives: College persistence

College persistence and graduation

College persistence and graduation: going to college is not enough, graduation is the key. Continue reading

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Bridging the gap in college graduation for rich and poor

Study results released by The Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy at the University of Pennsylvania have been all over the news today. The study paints an increasingly bleak picture regarding college graduation rates for students from low-income verse higher income families. But this doesn’t have to be the end of the story. Continue reading

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Life changing experiences for deserving students

Thank you for supporting Farther Foundation and the students we serve. Thanks to you, deserving students are participating in life-changing, educational travel experiences across the country and around the world. It’s not too late to make a difference this year. Make … Continue reading

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First Generation College Persistence

We recently came across an article posted on the online site for The Atlantic exploring the issue of what it is like to be the first in a family to go to college.  At Farther Foundation, almost all of our … Continue reading

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