Many Elements Beyond Financial Aid Are Needed to Help Underrepresented Students Succeed
There is a common expression -- “just throw money at the problem” and it will be fixed. But providing adequate financial support plays only a small part in supporting college students from particular sectors -- underrepresented minorities, those who are first in their families to attend college and those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds -- to successfully complete an undergraduate degree.
Originally published: September 16, 2016
Author: Devorah Lieberman
Institution: University of La Verne
Published by: Inside Higher Ed